PyCrypto builds neither with MSVC nor MinGW

Alec Taylor alec.taylor6 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 13:24:18 CET 2012


Thanks, but to get it to work with pip, wouldn't I need to add it to
PATH? - Or can I just add those library args to pip?

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 9:48 PM, Case Van Horsen <casevh at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 9:37 PM, Alec Taylor <alec.taylor6 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks all for your replies.
>>
>> I have now installed MSVC8 and YASM.
> I assume you installed Visual Studio. I've omitted the commands to use
> the SDK compiler below.
>>
>> I was able to successfully run configure.bat and make.bat (including
>> make.bat check).
>>
>> However, I'm unsure what to do about install, since there is no
>> install arg. Do I copy it across to my VC\bin folder, or does it need
>> it's own place in PATH + system variables?
>
> The following is just a guess.
>
> I copy the files to a convenient location and then specify that
> location to setup.py. Below is an excerpt from my build process.
>
> mkdir c:\src\lib
> mkdir c:\src\include
> xcopy /Y mpir.h c:\src\include\*.*
> xcopy /Y win\mpir.lib c:\src\lib\*.*
>
> python setup.py build_ext -Ic:\src\include -Lc:\src\lib install
>
>>
>> I am asking because I don't know where it is looking for the MPIR library.
>>
>> Thanks for all suggestions,
>>
>> Alec Taylor



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