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Re: Cygwin Python 2.1, Numeric package, exporting init<module> methods


On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 10:44:49AM +1200, Mark Hadfield wrote:
> As I said above, would like to have Numeric Python working on Cygwin Python
> OOTB. I'm not sure that it's reasonable to ask the maintainers to add the
> DL_EXPORT macro to all module init functions, so I guess the .def files are
> the way to go.

IMO, submitting a patch to the Numpy maintainers using the DL_EXPORT
macro approach is the way to go.  This is the approach that I used
successfully for numerous standard Python modules.  See the following
for Tim Peters assessment of this approach:

I have also successfully used this with the Python LDAP module:

Why don't you try the Numpy maintainers and see what they have to say?
Since they already support a Win32 port, I can't imagine much resistance
on their part.


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