using distutils to cross-compile extensions?

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Thu Dec 11 23:34:21 CET 2008

Michael George <mdgeorge at> wrote:
> I have an extension module that I've built using distutils.  I wonder if 
> it's possible to use distutils to cross-compile it for windows on my 
> linux box, and whether the pain involved is great.  Can anyone point me 
> in the right direction?

Take a look at OpenEmbedded; I have patches against distutils that make
it crosscompile most packages.


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