Python as shared library on Unix

Rolf Kalbermatter r.kalbermatter at
Wed Sep 18 23:33:22 CEST 2002

Please disregard this post. I just found out that the current 2.3 CVS
version supports shared library builds. I was working with a 2.2.1c2
source code package.

There is probably little chance that this will be officially backported
to the 2.2.1 branch of Python? 

> I'm currently in the process of porting a Python embedding from
> Windows to Linux and have come across an appearent problem.
> Under Windows I have linked my app dynamically to the pythonXX.dll using
> LoadLibrary/GetProcAddress and that works very nicely. Under Linux I see
> no option to build a or similar to link my application
> to with the dl* functions.

Rolf Kalbermatter

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