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

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Mon Nov 30 07:48:02 CST 2009

David Cournapeau skrev:
> If every python package starts to put its extensions (*.pyd) into a
> directory, what happens when two different packages have an extension
> with the same name (e.g. package foo has a package multiarray.pyd) ? I
> would also be really annoyed if a 3rd party extension starts polluting
> my C:\Python26.
In disutils, data_files can install DLLs where Python wants them. Just 
pass 'DLLs' as path, and the rest it up to distutils. If anyone pollutes 
your c:\Python26 it is distutils, not a third party extension. This is 
not any different from installing other data files.



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