[lldb-dev] The pre-built Windows LLDB binary has a dependency on an external python36.dll?
Adrian McCarthy via lldb-dev
lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Nov 20 15:13:09 PST 2019
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On Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 2:53 PM Adrian McCarthy <amccarth at google.com> wrote:
> There has been a lot of churn in the build process for Python on Windows
> over the past couple months.
> Older versions included a pre-built Python DLL on Windows because of ABI
> compatibility. That issue is resolved, though, and I thought that was
> already over by version 7 or earlier.
> Because other compatibility issues, it was decided that the Windows
> version could depend on 3.6+ while non-Windows versions might still rely on
> slightly older versions of Python.
> That said, I didn't expect an explicit dependency on python36.dll. Please
> file a bug. I'll look through the revision history and see if I can loop
> in the folks who've been making changes in this area. I suspect it was an
> unintended side effect.
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 1:59 PM Leonard Mosescu via lldb-dev <
> lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> I just installed the pre-built LLVM9 binaries on a Windows machine and I
>> noticed that LLDB.exe imports from python36.dll. Was this an intentional
>> change from LLVM8? (which doesn't depend on external python DLLs)
>> Trying to use the LLDB that comes with LLVM9, you'd get a pop-up
>> complaining that python36.dll was not found (unless you happen to have on
>> in your PATH) and LLDB fails to start.
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