[Python-Dev] Switching to VC.NET 2003

Martin v. Loewis martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Jan 4 06:35:54 EST 2004

Phillip J. Eby wrote:

> I just had a chance to try this out.  One problem: pyconfig.h is missing 
> from the installation.
> I copied over my pyconfig.h from Python 2.2, and was able to compile all 
> my target extensions using the distutils 'mingw32' compiler selection.  

This is now fixed with today's installer:


It might be useful to try again.

> I'm guessing that this is related to the coredumps.  I probably need to 
> update my cygwin installation.  Note that one doesn't explicitly link 
> the msvcrt40 with earlier Pythons, so finding out how to change it to 
> the 71 version is going to be...  interesting.  Will let you know what I 
> come up with.

I believe mingw has a default crt it links with, and you probably need
to change that.


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