[Python-Dev] Switching to VC.NET 2003

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Wed Dec 31 09:44:10 EST 2003

Martin v. Loewis wrote:

[CT doesn't want to spend money on a new compiler]

> 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 :-)

The problem is: On Windows, and with VC++6.0, I really can
fly, while on Linux I'm so-so.
It would be a shame if I had to pass Stackless Windows
support over to someone else, just because we changed compilers ;-)

best wishes for the new year -- chris
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