[Python-Dev] Who understands _ssl.c on Windows?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Apr 8 11:40:13 CEST 2006

Georg Brandl wrote:
> A mailing list post found via Google suggests that Visual Studio automatically
> sets the struct member alignment to 4 bytes when building via old .mak files,
> for compatibility with older VC++.

Most likely, the poster didn't understand what's going on. I very much
doubt nmake does such a thing. More likely, their makefile had the same
bug as ours (i.e. lacking a WIN32 define).


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