How to build extensions on Windows?
fuzzyman at gmail.com
Thu Sep 14 10:57:59 CEST 2006
Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Fuzzyman schrieb:
> > More interestingly, someone reported on Python-dev recently a speed
> > improvement of around 30% (from memory) by compiling with VC 8. I know
> > the grumble (almost certainly correctly) about Microsoft's 'odd'
> > interpretation of the C standards in VC 8, but it looks like there are
> > major benefits to switching...
> You may or may not know that it is futile arguing about compiler
> switching for released versions of Python, i.e. 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5.
> Whether or not it might be a good idea: it can't be done, for
> compatibility with prior releases.
Of course, but Python development continues... Into the future..
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