[Python-Dev] Linking with mscvrt

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Feb 9 23:24:58 CET 2006

Neil Hodgson wrote:
>>If pythonxy.dll
>>was statically linked, you would get all the CRT duplication
>>already in extension modules. Given that there are APIs in Python
>>where you have to do malloc/free across the python.dll
>>boundary, you get memory leaks.
>    Memory allocations across DLL boundaries will have to use wrapper functions.

Sure, but that is a change to the API. Contributions are welcome, along
with a plan how breakage of existing code can be minimized.


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