reloading *.pyd modules (under windows)

Peter Hansen peter at
Thu Aug 22 19:12:32 EDT 2002

dennis wrote:
> I would like to be able to reload *.pyd modules after I recompile
> them, however, because the file is in use, it cannot be overwritten.
> is there a call which can unload the DLL (.pyd) so that I may
> overwrite it, then reload?
> I know there are painful implications regarding references...
> is this even possible?

Recent postings in the newsgroup on this topic concluded, in effect,
that "no, it's not possible", if I recall correctly.


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