[C++-sig] Re: more cross-module problems

Rene Rivera grafik666 at redshift-software.com
Fri Jul 25 17:49:28 CEST 2003

[2003-07-25] David Abrahams wrote:

>On Windows, that implicit back-linking is not available, so the Python
>executable is just a shell which links Explicitly to the Python DLL.
>Extension modules are loaded by Python using the Insular model but
>also link to the Python DLL using the Explicit model.  I think Python
>doesn't do something similar for AIX only because of a failure of the
>imagination ;->

The _option_ to build Python as a shared library is now available in 2.3,
for all Unix variants I think. -- Too bad it's not a requirement.

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