[Python-Dev] The other Py2.4 issue

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Fri Dec 10 16:17:42 CET 2004

At 10:06 AM 12/10/04 +0000, Armin Rigo wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 11:43:49PM -0500, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> > Acceptance for Py2.4 partially hinges on how quickly third party apps
> > have their binaries updated.
> >
> > I wonder if there is anything we can do to help.
>For people like myself, Linux programmers not developing on Windows every day,
>there is precious little information available about how to compile our
>extension modules for the new Windows distribution.

I personally find MinGW (by way of Cygwin) to be the easiest way to do 
it.  I posted here previously with the procedure and even a script to 
prepare the necessary libpython24.a file.

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