distutils and ctypes

jtravs at gmail.com jtravs at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 09:27:28 CET 2007


Robert Kern wrote:
> jtravs at gmail.com wrote:
>
> > So finally, my question is, is there a way to get distutils to simply
> > build a shared library on windows so that I can use ctypes with them???
>
> Not out-of-box, no. The OOF2 project has added a bdist_shlib command which
> should do most of what you want, though. It's somewhat UNIX-oriented, and I
> think it tries to install the shared library to a standard location (e.g.
> /usr/local/lib). You might want to modify it to install the shared library in
> the package so it is easy to locate at runtime.
>
>   http://www.ctcms.nist.gov/oof/oof2/
>   http://www.ctcms.nist.gov/oof/oof2/source/oof2-2.0.1.tar.gz
>
> The code is in the shlib/ subdirectory.
> 

Thank you very much - this looks like exactly what I want.
John




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