Author exarkun
Recipients exarkun, tarek
Date 2009-05-12.21:45:41
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Per issue3308, it is not really possible to build Python extensions with
MinGW anymore (as far as I can tell).  The distutils documentation is
misleading in this regard, as is the continued existence of the
build_ext --compiler=mingw32 option.  The result of using this feature
is a dll which cannot actually be loaded.

If my understanding of the issue is correct, then the mingw32 compiler
should be removed from distutils and the documentation corrected to
indicate the lack of support for this compiler toolchain.
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