Debug python for Windows?

logistix logistix at
Tue Mar 25 19:44:46 CET 2003

Sean Slattery <Sean.Slattery at> wrote in message news:<mailman.1048590223.5611.python-list at>...
> Actually - the building bit is documented well enough (although I will admit
> I didn't know about the Build->Batch... option in MSVC), it's the
> installation that I was hoping for more direction on. I'll just try to make
> it look like other installations of Python I've seen:
> * create a top level Python directory and put the .exe's in there
> * create a Python\libs and put the *.lib in there
> * create a Python\DLLs directory and put the *.pyd and *.dll in there
> * create a Python\include and put the *.h in there
> etc. etc.
> I suspect there are some environment variables I need to set too - in order
> to get wxPython to compile (the back story here is that I'm trying to debug
> an extension to wxPython, so need a debug installation to get started).
> Thanks for the pointers, I'll ask again if my install attempt doesn't seem
> to be proceeding well.
> S.

I've actually had pretty good luck using symoblic links via linkd.exe
in W2K and WinXP to create the directory structure so I didn't have to
copy files each time I did a build.

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