using distutils to cross-compile extensions?
robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 23:46:53 CET 2008
Michael George wrote:
> Please CC me in replying as I am off list.
> I have an extension module that I've built using distutils. I wonder if
> it's possible to use distutils to cross-compile it for windows on my
> linux box, and whether the pain involved is great. Can anyone point me
> in the right direction?
It *might* be possible with a number of ugly hacks, but the pain involved would,
indeed, be great. distutils does not support cross-compiling at all.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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