[Python-ideas] Allow to compile debug extension against releasePython in Windows

Barry Scott barry at barrys-emacs.org
Tue Jan 9 15:40:36 EST 2018

> On 9 Jan 2018, at 20:35, Ivan Pozdeev <vano at mail.mipt.ru> wrote:
> On 09.01.2018 23:31, Barry Scott wrote:
>> I not a user of distutils or setuptools but some googling seems to say that
>> the build command has a --debug to do what you want. If that does not
>> work it would seem like you could ask the setuptools maintainers how to
>> do the reason thing of a debug build.
> I just wrote, in https://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-ideas/2018-January/048579.html , that --debug is not sufficient, and that the problematic logic is in distutils, not setuptools.

Sorry, I mis-read that. I thought it was not a known option.
It is certainly hard to find docs for.

This does sound like something the setup tools people can answer for you.
I think they hang out on the python distutils-sig mailing list.


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