How to link a C extension module on Mac OS X?
mwh at python.net
Thu Jul 24 11:12:55 CEST 2003
Gerhard Häring <gh at ghaering.de> writes:
> Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de) wrote:
> > Gerhard Häring wrote:
> >> Two words: Use distutils.
> > And it turns out that, rather unintuitively, the way distutils
> > does it is that it *doesn't* try to create a dynamic library,
> > just an ordinary object file named with a .so suffix...
> Does that mean that distutils doesn't work on OS X?
It works. Don't know why, mind -- the files end .so when shared
libraries usually end .dylib on OS X -- but it does.
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