[Numpy-discussion] Compiling NumPy on Windows for Python 3.3 with MSVC 2010

Christoph Gohlke cgohlke at uci.edu
Fri Nov 16 05:08:09 EST 2012

On 11/16/2012 1:28 AM, Peter Cock wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 6:15 PM, Christoph Gohlke <cgohlke at uci.edu> wrote:
>> Naturally the file would be named msvc10compiler.py but the name may be
>> kept for compatibility reasons. AFAIK msvc10 does not use manifests any
>> longer for the CRT dependencies and all the code handling msvc9
>> manifests could be removed for Python 3.3. I have been building
>> extensions for Python 3.3 with msvc10 and this distutils patch for some
>> months and did not notice any issues.
> Sounds Python 3.3 needs a fix then - have you reported this?
> If not, could you report it (since you know far more about the
> Windows build system than I do)?
> If it will be fixed in Python itself, then perhaps a manual hack like
> this will be enough for NumPy in the short term. Otherwise, maybe
> numpy needs to include its own copy of msvc9compiler.py (or
> msvc10compiler.py)?
> Thanks,
> Peter

Could be related to <http://bugs.python.org/issue16296>.


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