[Python-Dev] Re: Timing for Py2.4
theller at python.net
Tue Mar 30 15:02:48 EST 2004
Paul Moore <pf_moore at yahoo.co.uk> writes:
> Thomas Heller <theller at python.net> writes:
>> I'll try to add a 2.4 binary to the next ctypes release
> That would be good.
>> although I'm not completely sure that bdist_wininst works with
> Ouch. One other thought I had, based on some comments from Gareth, was
> that getting distutils to work with the free MS compilers would be
> good. I'm not sure what would be involved, or if I could help (I'm not
> familiar with the distutils code, though...)
Do you mean building the wininst.exe template with other compilers?
Shouldn't be needed, because the binaries are also in CVS.
>> IIRC, I had some problems using bdist_wininst with the now current
>> zlib 1.2.1. I could do the same for pywin32 (although I don't have
>> the more exotic SDK's installed, and I don't build autoduck docs).
> At one stage Mark Hammond was producing snapshot preview builds of
> pywin32 for Python 2.3. Maybe he would be willing to do the same for
> 2.4? Getting pywin32 binaries for 2.4 would make it much more viable
> for Windows users to try out 2.4.
This should be much easier than before now that pywin32 is built with
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