[geos-devel] setup.py for Python SWIG wrappers

Niki Spahiev niki.spahiev at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 08:00:05 EDT 2005

> On Apr 4, 2005, at 8:58 AM, Niki Spahiev wrote:
> > Not very good.
> > sys.platform == 'win32' does not mean using MSVC.
> > GCC on win32 is not compatible with this patch
> Let's try to get this fixed soon.  It seems to me that the 'win32'
> platform should be understood to be the default windows builds of
> Python using VC6 (Python <2.3) or MSVC .NET (Python 2.4).  This will be
> the environment of the great majority of windows users, yes?  Evidently
> the sys module can't distinguish between these and a custom GCC Python.
>   Any ideas?

There is no GCC Python. GCC (mingw) compiles modules for standard win32 python.

Niki Spahiev

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