[PyKDE] Dependency on sip.pyd

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Fri Nov 10 19:31:06 GMT 2006

On Friday 10 November 2006 7:19 pm, Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> Phil Thompson wrote:
> > Sorry, I don't think I understand what you mean.
> What I would like to obtain is that modules generated by SIP do not depend
> on an external module (sip.pyd). This is technically possible of course,
> it's just that SIP was designed in a different way.
> > sip.pyd is a Python extension module - it is not a library and it is
> > not linked against.
> This is the current design, I'm asking to add an option to change this.
> > You can build it statically and have it built in
> > to your Python interpreter - same for PyQt (though I don't test
> > this). So you could create a project specific interpreter.
> To be clear, I'm not speaking of embedding sip.pyd in python.dll as a
> builtin module. I'm speaking of totally *removing* sip.pyd as a module, and
> just "put" all the necessary code within my own extension module created by
> SIP.

...just like SIP v0.1 used to work. No, I'm not going to do that.


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