[Python-Dev] Windows compile broken
Guido van Rossum
Thu, 25 Jan 2001 18:06:40 -0500
> > That file is dead. Should I remove it now? I haven't heard any
> > major complaints about Makefile.pre.in yet.
> What about that file ? Are you saying that Makefile.pre.in
> will no longer work in 2.1 ???
> Please don't remove that mechanism -- it has been in use for
> quite a while and is much more stable than distutils. We should
> at least wait a few more distutils releases for the dust to
> settle before removing the old fallback solution.
Let's at least mark it clearly as obsolete though -- it's a pain to
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)