[Distutils] Re: A possible Python distutils bug

Greg Ward gward@python.net
Wed Aug 28 15:03:01 2002

On 27 August 2002, Tom Epperly said:
> If you have two Python C extension modules with the same shortname 
> (i.e., the name minus all the package directories), Python distutils 
> won't compile them both correctly.  In my example, I've got

Funny -- someone else reported that same bug last week.  It's filed on
SourceForge here:


> Do you consider this a bug?

Yes.  Not sure how it came about; I *thought* I coded things the right
way originally, but I could be misremembering.

> If yes, how quickly do you think it can be addressed?

Very quickly as soon as someone finds the cycles.  (Don't look at me!)

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