For example, I may use
python setup.py build --compiler=msvc or
python setup.py build --compiler=mingw32 or just
python setup.py build, in which case the default compiler (say,
bcpp) will be used. How can I get the compiler name inside my setup.py (e. g.
UPD.: I don't need the default compiler, I need the one that is actually going to be used, which is not necessarily the default one. So far I haven't found a better way than to parse
sys.argv to see if there's a
--compiler... string there.