Building Cygwin-Python extension modules - export strategies
Jason.Tishler at dothill.com
Tue May 1 14:36:29 EDT 2001
On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 11:43:54PM +0000, "Mark Hadfield" wrote:
> Jason has told me that he prefers Option 1. Perhaps he would like to explain
I guess that I don't really have very strong arguments to support my
position. My preference for Option 1 is mostly due to inertia (many
modules already used DL_EXPORT) and the normal human instinct to avoid
pain -- one stops banging their head when it hurts too much. :,)
But seriously, there is one (albeit small) advantage to Option 1. Which
is the ability to build the shared extension using either the traditional
Misc/Makefile.pre.in or newer Distutils method.
> Since Jason is the Cygwin Python demi-god
Hmm...demi-god. What are you going to call me after I write my sixth
Python script? :,)
> But lets talk about this and tease out any more pros and cons.
You may want to try the distutils-sig at python.org list too. You may have
better luck there.
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