pyd == dll, or how to create a c-extension with visual studio
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Jan 17 18:39:44 CET 2003
Axel Kowald wrote:
> if I want to create a c-extension for python with visual studio under
> windows, do I compile my source code into a dll and then simply rename
> the extension to pyd ?? Or is a pyd file different from a dll ?
It is not different. You can either rename the file, tell the VC++
project that the name of the output file is foo.pyd, or just use .dll as
the extension name.
> If someone has a simple Visual-Studio project file for creating a python
> c-extension, I would be grateful for a copy.
I recommend to use distutils instead of project files.
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