[issue5043] get_msvcr() returns None rather than []

Roumen Petrov report at bugs.python.org
Sun Nov 28 17:37:18 CET 2010


Roumen Petrov <bugtrack at roumenpetrov.info> added the comment:

a) NoneType object is not iterable. If the function don't return empty list later distutil will fail on the lines like  libraries.extend(self.dll_libraries)

b) method for detection of a msvc runtime is not correct. If the method return a library GCC will link to two c-runtimes. Also some function dearation are not visible if is not specified appropriate preprocessor directive.

So I could not found reason this method to exist .

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