[Distutils] Re: cygwin/mingw issues

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Fri Apr 23 03:13:52 EDT 2004

Simon Burton <simon at arrowtheory.com> writes:

> I'm trying to build an extension for python2.2.2 and distutils on cygwin.
> -cmingw has error:
> cant compile on platform "nt" with "mingw" compiler

I made a quick test (I normally use MSVC):
It seems to work with -cmingw32.  From cmd, have not tried from cygwin.

Although I get linker errors, probably because I don't have libpython.a
or how this is named.


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