Windows versions of Python---pros and cons?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Jun 20 10:51:30 CEST 2002


Michael Hudson wrote:

> > You are wrong. As long as you link to the python{major}{minor}.dll you
> > are binary compatible, no matter which compiler you use.
>
> Eh, that's a bit of a stretch isn't it?  If your compilers have
> different ideas about struct layout & so on it would certainly take
> more effort than just linking the same libraries.

last time I checked, MSVC wasn't even compatible with
itself, if you mix /MD/MT/ML (i.e. runtime libraries).

different FILE* structures is a classic, for example.

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