[64bit] python3 vs. threads

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Jun 10 08:32:00 GMT 2013

Hi Jason,

On Jun  7 19:07, Jason Tishler wrote:
> Yaakov,
> On Mon, Jun 03, 2013 at 11:30:28PM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> > As part of the 64bit bootstrap process, I packaged python3, but had
> > to configure it --without-threads due to a runtime error.  However,
> > I am finding now that this is not a regularly used configuration;
> > several major Python modules use PyGILState_*() APIs
> > unconditionally, which aren't exported when so configured.  Are you
> > able to take a look at the runtime failure and track it down?
> Unfortunately, I don't have access to 64-bit Windows.

You can download a Windows 2012 Evaluation ISO for free from the MSDN


Windows 2012 is always 64 bit, and the evaluation versions works for
180 days for, well, evaluation.  It runs fine in VMs.

Does that help?


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