[Distutils] Re: distutils? - Borland Extensions
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
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred L. Drake, Jr." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Gordon Williams" <email@example.com>
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 L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
> PythonLabs Team Member