[Distutils] Dynamic linking on Linux, Mac OS, et al

Jeff Pitman jeff.pitman at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 07:01:14 CET 2006

On 1/7/06, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> Interestingly, this is one of the few times where I have to say that
> Windows is actually better-designed than Unix.  Sure, the same design
> choice enables all other sorts of DLL hell, but on this very narrow
> specific issue Windows kicks ass.  :)

There is an alternative: don't worry about it. It's just not going to
be used that often to justify putting in a whole slew of hackery to
patch a package that's justifyingly doing something wrong in the first


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