how to build windows extensions for python 3.5

Zachary Ware zachary.ware+pylist at
Tue Sep 15 17:54:13 CEST 2015

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 8:32 AM, Robin Becker <robin at> wrote:
> However, I try to link bits of various libraries statically into the
> reportlab extensions eg freetype.lib. Does anyone know if I will need
> separate versions of those for VS2015? Currently I build with distutils for
> Python 27, 33 & 34. Currently the .libs seem OK with both 2.7 & >=3.3
> builds, but I notice from the reference that all the code for VS2015 needs
> to be built with specific options set, so will I need separate versions of
> the relocatable libs?

I'm a bit surprised that you can successfully use the same .libs for
2.7 and 3.3/3.4.  But since that seems to work, I'd say go ahead and
try it with 3.5, and if the build succeeds test the crap out of it :)


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