[Python-Dev] compiling python2.5 on linux under wine

David Cournapeau cournape at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 14:11:28 CET 2009


On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 9:42 PM, Simon Cross
<hodgestar+pythondev at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 3, 2009 at 11:22 PM, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
> <lkcl at lkcl.net> wrote:
>> secondly, i want a python25.lib which i can use to cross-compile
>> modules for poor windows users _despite_ sticking to my principles and
>> keeping my integrity as a free software developer.
>
> If this eventually leads to being able to compile Python software for
> Windows under Wine (using for example, py2exe) it would make my life a
> lot easier.

You can already do that: just install windows python under wine. It
works quite well, actually. You need mingw, though, of course - Visual
Studio is far from being usable on wine.

cheers,

David



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