[Python-3000] Compiling Python 3.0 with VS 2008 Beta2

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Mon Nov 19 19:40:16 CET 2007

Joe Smith wrote:
> Ok. Your nasm workaround is fine, but ML.exe is definately intended to ship 
> with VS 2008.
> For the record:
> The ml.exe is apparently included in the team edition of the beta, if you 
> wanted it, but microsoft has messed up here. Alternatively, one could 
> extract version 8 (a slightly out of date version [from VS 2005] but 
> including SSE2 support) from the msi included with 
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7a1c9da0-0510-44a2-b042-7ef370530c64&DisplayLang=en 
> (or copy it from any VS 2005 cd).

Thanks for the info! For now I'm going to stick to the opensource
netwide assembler. Somewhere in the future we have to decide if we stick
to the opensource assembler as default or choose to use the Microsoft
assembler when available.


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