[Twisted-Python] Error when trying to import reactor

Florent Aide florent.aide at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 05:33:00 EDT 2009

On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 5:06 AM, Ian Fountain <ian.fountain at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am new to all this so you will have to forgive me. I have a vista machine
> with python 2.5 on it and I just installed twisted (py2.5), pyOpenSSL
> (py2.5), and pycrypto (py2.5) but when I try to do the following:
> "from twisted.internet import reactor" I get the following error:
> "This application has failed to start because libeay32.dll was not found.
> Re-installing the application may fix this problem."
> I then found a copy of libeay32.dll and put it in my System32 folder and
> then get the following error:
> "The procedure entry point ERR_load_RAND_string could not be located in the
> dynamic link library libeay32.dll."
> I am currently out of ideas on what to do. Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks,

You need to have openssl install on your machine. Either download the
source and compile by yourself of use the binaries from there:



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