[Python-Dev] buildin vs. shared modules

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Oct 16 16:19:47 EDT 2003

> So, would a patch be accepted (for 2.4, I assume there is no way for
> 2.3.3) which made everything builtin except for the following modules:
> _testcapi - not used outside the testsuite
> _tkinter - needs external stuff anyway
> pyexpat - may be replaced by a third party module
> _ssl - needs Python to be built

I'd rather see an explicit list of the "everything" that you want to
bundle into the main DLL.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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