[Python-Dev] buildin vs. shared modules

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Oct 14 14:17:52 EDT 2003

Thomas Heller wrote:

> If I look at the file sizes in the DLLs directory, it seems that at
> least unicodedata.pyd, _bsddb.pyd, and _ssl.pyd would significantly grow
> python23.dll. Is unicodedata.pyd used by the encoding/decoding methods?

No, but it is use by SRE, and by unicode methods (.lower, .upper, ...).

I don't see why it matters, though. Adding modules to pythonxy.dll does 
not increase the memory consumption if the modules are not used. It 
might decrease the memory consumption in case the modules are used.


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