[texworks] where does python27.dll come from?

Alain Delmotte esperanto at swing.be
Fri Jun 10 09:39:47 CEST 2011

Hi Stefan,

I downloaded and unzipped, but TeXworks doesn't start, even 
if I want to start it as administrator.



Le 9/06/2011 08:14, Stefan Löffler a écrit :
> Hi again,
> On 2011-06-07 01:28, T T wrote:
>> Current stable release (0.4.1) fails on systems without MSVC
>> Redistributable installed:
>> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.text.tex/msg/36564e311f8dccae
>> This is due to python27.dll being build with MS toolchain rather than
>> mingw like the rest of TW.  Is this intentional?  For TeX Live it
>> would be much preferable to stick to mingw for the whole thing.
> It seems I finally manager to cross-compile Python statically - this has
> the additional benefit of getting rid of the Lib/ folder. I'm no Python
> build-expert, though, so I couldn't test if everything works correctly.
> FWIW, Tw starts (in Wine), and simple makeBold and DateTime scripts work.
> For your (and everybody else's) testing purposes, I uploaded a build to
> http://web.student.tuwien.ac.at/~e0325258/projects/c/texworks/releases/TeXworks-w32-0.5-r836.zip
> Cheers,
> Stefan

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