[Python-Dev] [C++-sig] GCC version compatibility

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Jul 13 08:10:33 CEST 2005

Nicholas Bastin wrote:
> You practically always have to use --compiler with distutils when
> building C++ extensions anyhow, and even then it rarely does what I
> would consider 'The Right Thing(tm)'.  

I see. In that case, I think something should be done about distutils
as well (assuming somebody volunteers): it would be best if this worked
in the usual cases, with some easy way for the setup.py author to
indicate the preferences.


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