[sword-devel] Best Windows compiler to use to make Python bindings to Sword?

Peter von Kaehne refdoc at gmx.net
Mon Feb 24 23:23:53 MST 2014

On Mon, 2014-02-24 at 22:00 -0600, Greg Hellings wrote: 
> That said, I have no idea if Swig is compatible with Visual Studio,
> nor if there is a version available for running on Windows, nor if it
> would produce a DLL that would link happily on Windows against Python,
> nor how to install a Python module on Windows, nor anything else
> related to the building of the bindings on Windows. 

The Morgan brothers who wrote BpBible use the Swig Python bindings on
Windows. I do not know how they compile, but they will be able to help.

From what I remember the problems they had with the bindings (and raised
on the list) related always more to SWIG in general but less so to
Windows in particular.

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