[Python-Dev] 2.4 vs Windows vs bsddb

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Oct 10 08:31:20 CEST 2006

Tim Peters schrieb:
> [Martin v. Löwis]
>> It's been a while that a failure to build some extension modules doesn't
>> cause the "compile" step to fail; this just happened with the _ssl.pyd
>> module before.
> I'm guessing only on the release24-maint branch?

Yes. I backported some change which broke the build (not so on my own
installation for a strange reason), and the buildbot didn't complain,
either. I was surprised to see a bug report on SF that it wouldn't build.

> More guessing:  devenv gives a non-zero exit code when it fails, and a
> .bat script passes on the exit code of the last command it executes.

That's my theory also.

Thanks for fixing it,

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