[pylucene-dev] Re: building JCC on Windows with MinGW
vajda at osafoundation.org
Thu Mar 20 09:46:28 PDT 2008
On Thu, 20 Mar 2008, Bill Janssen wrote:
>>>> Why not use the MSVC compiler ?
>>>> There even is a free (as in $) one.
>>> I'm not religious about it; I just don't know how to download it,
>>> install it, or use it from the command-line. I had to install MinGW
>>> anyway to use configure & make with the UpLib sources, so it's the
>>> hammer already in my hand :-).
>> Yes, but if you use a Python that's built with MSVC, it's going to emit
>> compile flags for MSVC.
> Apparently not. Passing --ccompiler=mingw32 to setup.py seems to do
> the trick. Another distutils 'gotcha'.
Unless JCC knows to use that flag when it invokes distutils/setuptools, this
trick is only going to work when building JCC itself. I guess, I could add
yet another command line arg to JCC to pass this through, though.
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