[Python-Dev] Plea to distribute debugging lib

Charles Cazabon python at discworld.dyndns.org
Fri Nov 4 21:28:25 CET 2005

David Abrahams <dave at boost-consulting.com> wrote:
> For years, Boost.Python has been doing some hacks to work around the fact
> that a Windows Python distro doesn't include the debug build of the library.  
> Having to download the Python source and build the debug DLL was deemed
> unacceptable.

I'm curious: why was this "deemed unacceptable"?  Python's license is about as
liberal as it gets, and the code is almost startlingly easy to compile --
easier than any other similarly-sized codebase I've had to work with.

Charles Cazabon                           <python at discworld.dyndns.org>
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