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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-17 15:07:42

on Wed Oct 17 2007, Rene Rivera <> wrote:

> Well I don't think I can blame anything for being wrong. The problem is
> that I have the ActiveState versions of Python installed. Those versions
> are compiled with MSVC. On the last release I did some changes to BB to
> get MSVC, Mingw, and Cygwin to all compile and link to Python correctly.
> Except for one aspect, MinGW can't use the python*.lib because it's an
> MSVC lib. But it can use the python*.dll directly just fine, since it
> directly read the exported symbols in the DLL. So to get MinGW to work I
> just disabled, by renaming to python*~~~.lib, the link library. Not sure
> if there's anything we can, or should, fix though.

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