[Python-Dev] RE: Baffled on Windows
Thu, 11 Jan 2001 18:17:06 -0500
> winsound adds "/export:initwinsound" to the link line. This is an
> alternative to __declspec in the sources.
Yup/arghghghgh. It's fixed now. Thanks!
> This all gets back to a discussion we had here nearly a year
> or so ago -
> that "DL_EXPORT" isnt capturing our semantics, and that we should
> probably create #defines that match the _intent_ of the
> definition, rather than the implementation details - ie, replace
> DL_EXPORT with (say) PY_API_DECL and PY_MODULEINIT_DECL or some
> I'm happy to think about this and help implement it if the time
> is now right...
Same here. Now how can we tell whether the time is right? I must say, it
hasn't gotten better by leaving it alone for a year. I think we need a Unix
dweeb to play along, though -- if only to confirm that their compilers are
>> Any Windows geek got a clue?
> Isn't that question a paradox? ;-)
Well, nobody else will understand this, but *we* know that Windows geeks
need more clues than everyone else put together just to get the box booted
each day (or hour <0.9 wink>).