[Python-Dev] _sre as part of python.dll

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 08 Aug 2002 10:27:38 -0400

> What is the reason for _sre.pyd being a separate DLL? On Unix, it is
> incorporated into the executable by default; regular expressions are
> central for Python and cannot be omitted.
> Would anybody object if I change the Windows build process so that it
> stops having _sre as a separate target?

Let me turn this around.  What advantage do you see to linking it

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