[Wine] [Python-Dev] compiling python2.5 (msys+mingw+wine) - giving up using msvcr80 assemblies for now

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Jan 21 13:42:17 CST 2009

>  sorry, martin - i thought the win32 builds generated python25.lib,
> python25.dll


> and python25.def


> so as to fit into the 8.3 filename convention.

No. It generates python25.lib because that's the import library
for python25.dll. It calls it python25.dll because the lib prefix
is atypical for the platform, and also redundant (DLL means
"dynamic link library").

The Python binary installer also includes libpython25.a, for use
with mingw32.


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