On Sat, 15 Apr 2017, Rüdiger Meier wrote:
It probably depends on the setuptools version and the monkeypatch hackery
done for linux support, where linking a plain shared library for JCC in
shared mode (that libjcc.so thing) is harder than it should be.
If removing all this still works, so be it, but older versions of setuptools
required this up to a point. I'm in favor of getting rid of all this baggage
at least in the Python 3 case, since we don't have any backwards
compatibility requirement there.