[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Tim Peters tim.one@comcast.net
Wed, 10 Apr 2002 11:02:26 -0400

> Ah.  Okay, is shipping a zip of the build tree (plus a couple of MSVCRT
> libraries) sufficient to run Python?

Sufficient for whom?  Not for the typical Windows user.  It's sufficient for
a typical developer, but if they want a build tree they can build Python
themself from CVS.

> Would that be any less effort?

If developers built their own Python from CVS, that would certainly be less
effort for me <wink>.  I'll note that some small number of people have said
they could be more help on Windows if we had a makefile for a different
Windows compiler (and I guess they must mean "not Cygwin", else it's already
there, thanks to Jason Tishler).