[Numpy-discussion] Is anyone knowledgeable about dll deployment on windows ?

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Fri Feb 15 07:02:18 CST 2008


Christian Heimes wrote:
>
> That's not enough for some DLLs. .NET assemblies as well as Side-by-Side
> dlls (SxS) must be registered properly. You can install a SxS dll in
> PATH but simple copying the DLL isn't enough. It also depends on the OS.

Ah, that reminds me of something I tried, that is using the global cache 
something, with gacutil, which is supposed to work with 'bare' dll. Of 
course, it did not work as said on MSDN, and I got some obscure error 
message (I am starting to wonder if anything coming from MS works at all).

>
> Have fun! The SxS issue has bitten us in the a.. when we delivered the
> second beta of Python 3.0.
>

Do you have a link to the related python ML discussion by any chance ?

cheers,

David


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