[Python-3000] Python 3.0a2 release

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Nov 20 22:33:34 CET 2007

> I'd be happy enough for the diistutils --compiler=mingw option to
> remain the "free" route, but if that means using msvcr71 (because
> mingw doesn't support msvcr 8 or 9)

I think it's a bit to early to claim that mingw doesn't support
mvcr 9 - that library hasn't even been released yet. When it is
released, it will be supported, I'm sure.

> PPS I *will* see what the current status of msvcr8/9 support in the
> Mingw project is, but I'm not too hopeful - mingw is currently
> undergoing a change of maintainers and progress has slowed a lot.

Do they still accept patches?


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