[Python-Dev] PCBuild8

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Mon Mar 5 21:12:03 CET 2007

on Mon Mar 05 2007, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin-AT-v.loewis.de> writes:
> David Abrahams schrieb:
>> I tried building with MS Visual Studio 2005 from PCBuild8/pcbuild.sln,
>> and for me it fails miserably.  The first major complaint comes when
>> linking pythoncore, where the _init_types symbol can't be found.  On
>> the other hand, allowing MSVS to convert PCBuild/pcbuild.sln works
>> okay.  Am I missing something?
> Yes, it doesn't work in Python 2.5 as released. This specific problem
> has been fixed in the trunk and the 2.5 branch several months ago,
> so I recommend to use either of these 

Okay, thanks.

> (or use VS 2003 to build the released version).

VS2005 seems to work just fine for the released version as long as I
stay away from the PCBuild8/ stuff.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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