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Hi,

I'm having some problems with scripts using Python extension modules compiled
using mingw.

* Some of them work fine if I run them from a command prompt. However, if I
double click on them, or run them from within IDLE, they seem to hang.
* Other scripts always seem to hang, even if I start them from the command
prompt.

If I try running the extension module through gdb and I manage to interrupt
it, it seems to be hanging in
_C__loewis_rele ase_python_PCBu ild_libpython24 _a_iname()

Could this have anything to do with the mixing of MSVCRT and MSVCR71, or do
issues related to that have a different signature?

It's a fairly complex extension module, requiring Boost.Python and Blitz,
using scons for the building of the dll, rather than distutils.

Needless to say, they run fine under Linux.

Peter

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