building C modules in windows + Python 2.3 + cygwin

John J. Lee jjl at pobox.com
Sat Feb 7 02:01:02 CET 2004


Marek 'Baczek' Baczyński  <imbaczek at poczta.no.onet.spam.pl> writes:

> On 2004-02-05, Andreou Giannis <gandreou at unipi.gr> wrote:
> > Allthough it is possible to build modules in Python2.3.3 and distutils
> > with cygwin,
> > by running:
> >     setup.py build --compiler=cygwin
> > (after i created the libpython23.a)
> > running:
> >     setup.py install
> > afterwards, complains about not building with msvs v.6,
> > since my Python distribution is built with it.
> 
> python setup.py install --skip-build
> 
> Note that --skip-build should work in other places where it currently
> doesn't/is ignored (bdist comes to mind, any workarounds for it except
> bdist_wininst, which oddly works?)
[...]

Thomas Heller pointed out here some time back how to reorder the
arguments to work around this.

I'm too tired to remember how exactly...


John



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