[Python-Dev] Windows XP dependency in Python release?
David Abrahams" <email@example.com
Wed, 22 May 2002 06:49:30 -0400
Here's a final (?) development on the issue from the C++-sig...
From: "Achim Domma" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On
> > Behalf Of David Abrahams
> > Those in turn depend on (transitive closure):
> > SHLWAPI.DLL
> Shlwapi.dll is the problem. The newest version of this dll introduces the
> dependency to apphelp.dll, which should be no problem due to delayed
> loading. I still don't know why an extension 'activates' the dependency
> apphelp.dll, but it's definitively a configuration problem of my system.
> it is a microsoft problem and I will try it in their newsgroups.
> thanks for you help
From: "Tim Peters" <email@example.com>
> [avid Abrahams]
> > The summary is that python22.dll seems to have been built so that it
> > depends on a DLL which only comes with Windows XP, though it strangely
> > doesn't cause a problem until loading an extension module.
> The python22.dll distributed by PythonLabs was built on a Win98SE box.
> doesn't depend on apphelp.dll. I've never been on an XP box, and there
> no apphelp.dll on any machine I do use. Here are the system DLLs it does
> depend on:
> Those in turn depend on (transitive closure):
> That's it.