[issue11750] Mutualize win32 functions
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Sat Apr 14 21:57:13 CEST 2012
sbt <shibturn at gmail.com> added the comment:
> I don't think we need the vcproj file, unless I missed something.
_multiprocessing.win32 currently wraps closesocket(), send() and recv() so it needs to link against ws2_32.lib.
I don't know how to make _windows link against ws2_32.lib without adding a vcproj file for _windows unless we make pythoncore depend on ws2_32.lib. I presume this is why _socket and _select have their own vcproj files.
Maybe the socket functions could be moved directly to the top level of _multiprocessing instead since they are not really win32 functions. (And I suppose if that does not happen then _multiprocessing should also stop linking against ws2_32.lib.)
BTW why does _select link against wsock32.lib instead of ws2_32.lib?
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