[Python-Dev] Python 2.4, MS .NET 1.1 and distutils

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Nov 26 18:57:11 CET 2004

M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> Wasn't the difference that no msvcrt import libraries are included,
>> neither the license to redistribute the msvcrt runtime dlls (although
>> the missing license probably doesn't matter, because they are already in
>> the Python distribution)?
> ... and links again MSVCRT.LIB which is included in .NET 1.1.

Python 2.4 is linked against msvcr71.dll, though.

> The DLLs come with the .NET framework, so there's no need to
> redistribute them.

Not msvcr71.dll.

> Anyway, the point is not creating binaries that you distribute,
> but simply to be able to compile extensions yourself as necessary.

Yes, but can you also *link* correctly?


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