[Python-Dev] _sre as part of python.dll
Guido van Rossum
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
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)