[Python-Dev] Developing/patching ctypes

Trent Mick trentm at ActiveState.com
Sat Mar 11 03:43:59 CET 2006

> > On such a machine probably other source files should be used.  I have no such
> > machine - is it possible to build the 64-bit version on a 32-bit machine (with
> > the platform SDK)?
> Indeed, this is possible. I don't know of anybody who does so, so far,
> but in principle, the procedure is described in PCbuild/readme.txt. In
> essence, you install the platform SDK and vsextcomp, and then build the
> ReleaseAMD64 solution setting.

I do this for ActivePython builds... by setting up the Platform SDK
compiler I want in the environment and then using:

    devenv.com .../pcbuild.sln /useenv /build Release


Trent Mick
TrentM at ActiveState.com

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