[Distutils] Re: distutils? - Borland Extensions

Gordon Williams g_will@cyberus.ca
Thu Oct 26 08:10:45 2000

Download the zip file and have a look at the instructions and examples.  You
are welcome to use the parts that you want in your manual.  I agree the
manual could do with a bit of a revamp in that section.  It took me a long
time to make the whole thing work because of the incompatibilities between
the Microsoft and Borland Compilers.  I'm sure others could use some tips.

You can also put a link to my site on the python.org "how to" section if you


Gordon Williams

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred L. Drake, Jr." <fdrake@acm.org>
To: "Gordon Williams" <g_will@cyberus.ca>
Cc: <Distutils-SIG@python.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2000 12:01 AM
Subject: Re: [Distutils] Re: distutils?

> Gordon Williams wrote:
>  > This is really a tutorial plus a few other things rather than a
>  > It is for creating extensions using the Borland compiler that can be
>  > with the Microsoft compiled standard distribution.  Maybe this wasn't
>  > in the [ANN]?
> Joseph VanAndel writes:
>  > You've written some nice instructions on how to obtain and install the
>  > Borland free compiler.  You provide instructions on how to customize
>  > batch files to compile and link extensions on Windows.
>   Would this information also be useful in the Extending & Embedding
> manual?  I've not read the instructions yet (there didn't seem to be a
> copy I could look at without downloading a ZIP file), but I know the
> "compiling on Windows" section is in need of some serious revamping.
>   -Fred
> --
> Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
> PythonLabs Team Member