[Python-Dev] Switching to VC.NET 2003

Martin v. Loewis martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Dec 30 17:52:07 EST 2003

Christian Tismer wrote:

> Ach du Sch***e.
> I don't want to buy another M$ compiler.
> Is there a freeware alternative?

Depends on what you want to do. If all you want
to do is build extensions, this should be possible
with mingw. Actually, with some work, it might be
possible to build all of Python with mingw.

As for freeware alternatives: Linux is a good
alternative to Windows, too :-)


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