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Re: [Patch] Make Ruby and Perl shared libraries .dll again

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 09:55:59 -0400

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 9:52 AM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 11:26:50PM -0700, Joe Swatosh wrote:
>> Make the Ruby and Perl shared libraries .dll instead of .pyd. There is
>> probably a smarter way to do this with the ._extension_map, but I'm no
>> kind of Python expert.
> Your log message and explanation of your patch do not contain any
> reasoning about why r37331 needs to be reverted. Can you explain?
> You seem to assume that everyone already knows what's wrong with
> .pyd. But, for example, I don't even know what a .pyd is! :)
> Please try to explain the reasoning behind a change in the log message.

I had the same reaction. I suspect that it is tied to the comment
about Ruby. Clearly, the Ruby bindings DLL should not be named .pyd
as that is a Python-specific extension. So perhaps the problem is
that the way this change was implemented it impacts the Ruby bindings?

Mark Phippard
Received on 2009-05-22 15:56:13 CEST

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