minimal python27.dll?

Ryan Kelly ryan at
Wed Apr 27 17:49:07 EDT 2011

On Wed, 2011-04-27 at 22:06 +0200, Martin v. Loewis wrote:
> Am 27.04.2011 12:43, schrieb est:
> > Hi guys,
> > 
> > I need to ship python runtime environment package on Windows, if I
> > want to stripping unnessasery functions from python27.dll to make it
> > as small as possible(and perhaps finally UPX it), which parts of
> > python27.dll do you think can be removed?
> > 
> I'd rather go for a static build of Python, and let the linker figure
> out what's needed.

I have vague recollections that pythonXY.dll could not be statically
linked on Windows, or that doing so causes some serious loss of
functionality.  Was this ever true, and is it still?



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