[Python-Dev] Plea to distribute debugging lib

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Fri Dec 2 14:53:17 CET 2005

Trent Mick <trentm at ActiveState.com> writes:

> [Thomas Heller wrote]
>> Anyway, AFAIK, the activestate distribution contains Python debug dlls.
> [Er, a month late, but I was in flitting around Australia at the time. :)]
> Yes, as a separate download.
>     ftp://ftp.activestate.com/ActivePython/etc/
>         ActivePython-<version>-win32-ix86-debug.zip
> And those should be binary compatible with the equivalent python.org
> installs as well. Note that the simple "install.py" script in those
> packages bails if the Python installation isn't ActivePython, but I
> could easily remove that if you think that would be useful for your
> users.

Yes, please!

Would Python.org be willing to post links to the Activestate package?
That would help, too.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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