[reportlab-users] RE: setup scripts

Robin Becker reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Sun, 22 Dec 2002 13:13:00 +0000

In article <3E05B76F.7B232F56@rasselstein-hoesch.de>, Dirk Datzert
<dirk.datzert@tks-rasselstein.thyssenkrupp.com> writes
>Robin Becker schrieb:
>> Sorry Dirk I forgot this. We're having problems to get the script going
>> with win32.
>I've downloaded python 2.2 and distutils to test and modify the script.
>But how can I do it without the right c-compiler ? Have you a free
>c-compiler/linker for download ?
>With 'python sdist' the hyphen.mashed file in lib will not be found ?

On Win32 we use VC++ 6.0, I have built everything with mingw, but that
requires an extra bit of effort to get the python22.lib files etc.

As for the .mashed file it presumably has to be treated as data. I've
almost given up on trying to understand distutils. It kills me over and
Robin Becker