[Python-Dev] Re: Switching to VC.NET 2003

Martin v. Loewis martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Dec 30 18:17:01 EST 2003

Paolo Invernizzi wrote:
> Ok. For what I have understood reading the PCbuild/readme.txt (I admit I 
> never tried to build on win32 an *hard* module, like tk or bdb, or ssl), 
> the building process of that modules is still mostly a manual job...
> "follow the Windows instructions for building the Sleepycat software"

It depends: yes for tk and sleepycat, no for ssl and bzip2.

> I'll post something as soon as I've done some tries.

Please keep us posted. It would be good if it involved no more manual
intervention than the current process; it would be a plus if the manual
intervention would be reduced.

It would also be a plus if you could figure out some of the pending
issues while you are at it, like how to stop the linker warnings when
linking _bsddb.pyd :-)


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