Python extension on Windows
sketerpot at chase3000.com
Fri Jul 11 19:28:15 CEST 2003
David Isal <david.isal at wanadoo.fr> wrote in message news:<bemf6t$l1r$1 at news-reader4.wanadoo.fr>...
> i read that it is mandatory to use Micro$oft visual c++ to build any
> extensions on windows beacuse it's the same compiler used to build
> python for windows.
> does anybody has advices about that?
> i would rather use cygwin/g++ but i don't know if it's possible or how
> to fix this error message.
I don't know what's causing your particular problem (since I got free
MSVC++ from a Microsoft promotional gimmick), but if you download the
python 2.2.3 source and compile that with Cygwin, that should
eliminate any possible incompatibilities between compilers.
The source tarball is at
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