[Python-Dev] Re: Path hacking
Fri, 17 Sep 1999 17:39:51 +1000
> > you can do this without recompiling! The version string is used
> > embedded in a resource, so you can patch it using some kind of
> > resource editor. Mark Hammond planned it this way!
> I don't understand this. Is there documentation?
Vague documentation at
Doesnt explicitely say much about this particular issue, and if I
remember I will update it.
VC will allow you to edit these resources without rebuilding - simply
open the DLL, but select "Resources" as the file type. I havent
investigated other resource editors as I have MSVC :-)
Greg pointed you to the win32api functions - they do work, as Greg
provided code that uses them (the code he pointed at was done by
him) - although I never actually worked out how to make them work
( I spent about an hour trying to get code to re-stamp the
Python15.dll with a new sys.winver, and gave up. Would be cool to get