[Python-Dev] Unable to build regex module against Python 3.5 32-bit

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Wed May 27 04:02:52 CEST 2015

On 2015-05-26 18:27, Paul Moore wrote:
 > On 26 May 2015 at 18:23, MRAB <python at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
 > > I made libpython35.a like I did for the others and it's all working 
now. All
 > > the tests pass. :-)
 > Cool. How did you make libpython35.a? Sounds like there is some
 > difference in the process being used for the shipped version.
For making the .def files, I used:


MinGW didn't contain gendef.exe!

For making the .a files, I used:


for the 64-bit builds and:


for the 32-bit builds.

They all worked.

When I tried:




for the 32-bit builds, they wouldn't link.

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