[Xapian-discuss] Building 0.9.10 with MSVC++ 2005 Express Edition

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Thu Mar 8 16:52:24 GMT 2007

On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 04:31:29PM +0000, Olly Betts wrote:
> Python 2.5 on Windows will need the module to be called "_xapian.pyd"
> instead of "_xapian.dll".  I believe older Python versions accepted
> ".dll" or ".pyd", so we should probably always call it ".pyd".

I found references to ".pyd" for Python modules from 1999, which is
before Python 2.0.  Currently we support Python 2.2 and up, so I suggest
we should always use ".pyd" on Windows.


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