[Distutils] window 64bit madness

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Mar 16 23:47:10 CET 2011

At 11:28 AM 3/16/2011 +0100, Adam GROSZER wrote:
>On 03/14/2011 07:50 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:
>>Run "python -c 'import pkg_resources;print
>>pkg_resources.get_build_platform()'" (with the Python interpreter you're
>Python 2.6.6 (r266:84297, Aug 24 2010, 18:13:38) [MSC v.1500 64 bit 
>(AMD64)] on win32
>Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import pkg_resources;print pkg_resources.get_build_platform()
> >>>

Hm.  What's sys.platform?  Is it win32?

I suspect the problem has to do with all the win32-specificness 
scattered through setuptools; I think I know what I need to do to fix 
it all, but it'll be a fairly substantial patch; can you help with 
the testing if I email you such a patch?

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