[PythonCE] Python23.lib?

Brad Clements bkc at murkworks.com
Mon Jun 27 17:25:22 CEST 2005

On 27 Jun 2005 at 16:02, Salvatore Russo wrote:

> What I don't understand, is why pyconfig.h (one of the file in all header to use python with C++) want to import this python23.lib. Here is the code:

> #    pragma comment(lib,"python23.lib")

This pragma automatically tells windows compiler which library you need 
to link to.

You always need a library if you're linking to the DLL, otherwise the linker 
doesn't know which symbols are available, or their types (if using C++ 

> I am using EVC4... I can try what you proposed. BUT if I generate a python23.lib from my python23.dll... and then include them in my built, I will have the python informa> 

No, you won't have it twice. the .lib file is only used during the linking 
process. It doesn't add anything to your exe.

Think of it as a symbol table, not a static link.

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