[Python-3000] building _ssl on Windows

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 10:34:04 CET 2007

Christian Heimes wrote:
> I've modified the build_ssl.py script and added pre-generated makefiles
> and assembly files to openssl today. From now on you can build Python
> w/o Perl. Perl is only required when somebody needs to update openssl.

Nice! I will try this this afternoon.

However, I am surprised by this comment:
> # Run build_ssl in this order:
> # python.exe build_ssl.py Release x64
> # python.exe build_ssl.py Release Win32
Why so? does the Win32 build rely on some file generated by x64?

I fear that with VC2008 express, x64 compilation is not available, and
that _ssl will not build at all.

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc

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