[New-bugs-announce] [issue1455] VS2008, quick hack for distutils.msvccompiler

Christian Heimes report at bugs.python.org
Sat Nov 17 14:48:13 CET 2007

New submission from Christian Heimes:

I've come up with a quick hack to support VS 2008. VS 2008 Standard
Edition doesn't store the include and lib dirs in the registry any more.
However I came up with a nice way to get the env settings from the
vcvarsall.bat. How do you like it?

Do we need support for VS6 and VS7.1 or can I remove the code from the

assignee: loewis
components: Distutils
files: py3k_vs2008_hack.patch
keywords: patch, py3k
messages: 57599
nosy: loewis, tiran
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: VS2008, quick hack for distutils.msvccompiler
type: rfe
versions: Python 3.0
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file8766/py3k_vs2008_hack.patch

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