[Python-Dev] Please give this patch for building bsddb a try

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
11 Jun 2002 21:00:24 +0200

Skip Montanaro <skip@pobox.com> writes:

> This would require source code changes to keep global symbols (at
> least the module init functions) from clashing.

It actually only requires different init functions. To support that
with distutils, you need to tell distutils to generate different
object files from the same source file, which is probably not
supported out of the box.