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RE: Win32 Python binding libraries still have .dll extension

From: Marc Haesen <marc.haesen_at_oneaccess-net.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 08:35:58 +0200

I am using the attached patch for generating the python bindings with .pyd extensions in windows.






From: D.J. Heap [mailto:djheap_at_gmail.com]
Sent: 15 April 2009 04:43
To: Роман Донченко
Cc: dev_at_subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Win32 Python binding libraries still have .dll extension


2009/4/14 Роман Донченко <DXDragon_at_yandex.ru>


I downloaded the Python 2.6 bindings for 1.6.1 yesterday, [1] to be
precise. Upon testing the bindings they were summarily determined not to
work. 8=] After some research I found that the binary modules in the
distribution have the .dll extension, while Python only looks for .pyd
since version 2.5. When I renamed *.dll to *.pyd, the modules worked as

Now, I see this issue have already been brought up on this list a few
times ([2] [3]) but it doesn't look like the situation changed. It's kind
of inconvenient and unobvious, so I supposed I'd nag you one more time
with it. 8=]




That is what the bindings installer is for...why not use it? Or a patch to the build or packaging scripts to handle it would be happily reviewed for application as well...




Received on 2009-04-17 08:36:26 CEST

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