[Distutils] How to handle launcher script importability?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 18:22:27 CEST 2013

On 20 Aug 2013 09:18, "Thomas Heller" <theller at ctypes.org> wrote:
> Am 20.08.2013 15:42, schrieb Nick Coghlan:
>> Importing C extensions requires extracting them to a temp directory and
>> loading them from there. Trivial in Python, a pain in C. zipimport is
>> currently still written in C.
> So what - zipimport is a builtin module (on Windows at least).

Huh? That's irrelevant to the fact that doing the tempdir creation, file
extraction and subsequent import entirely in C code would be painfully


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