Updated eggs for linux x86 and amd64

Sidnei da Silva sidnei at enfoldsystems.com
Fri Jan 30 14:14:50 CET 2009

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 5:43 PM, Waldemar Osuch
<waldemar.osuch at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 1:17 AM, Torsten Kurbad
> <python-ldap at tk-webart.de> wrote:
>> On Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 03:44 Sidnei da Silva wrote:
>>> The best way really would be to build it statically. I did manage to
>>> do this *once*, but fail to remember how. I'm sure it is possible
>>> though.
>> Yes, that's definitely a good idea. I'll try to accomplish this. If I'm
>> stuck somewhere, maybe we can explore your memory together? ;-)
> To force static build of the extensions I tweak source of
> distutils/cygwinccompiler.py
> After lineno 299 I have added:
> #TODO enable to force static build
> if False:
>    shared_option = "-mdll -static"
> and change "False" into "True" whenever I build python-ldap.
> It seems to work.
> If you find a more elegant way of doing it please share.

Yes, that rings a bell. I think I managed to pass those flags manually
without hacking the distutils source, but that's exactly what needs to
be done. Thanks for refreshing my memory!

Sidnei da Silva

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