[Python-Dev] VC 7.1 maintenance?

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Wed Jun 16 16:52:56 EDT 2004

Tim Peters wrote:
> [M.-A. Lemburg]
>>Are we going to have a VC7.1 binary of Python 2.4 for Windows ?
> That's indeed my understanding of The Plan today.  More, we will not have a
> VC6 binary for Python 2.4.  That may be controversial, but nobody has
> volunteered to produce an installer for a VC6 version.

Perhaps ActiveState can fill this gap ?!

>>(Just asking whether it's time to finally open the VC7 shrink-
>>  wrap box ;-)
> Yup.  IIRC, it took about 3GB of disk space to do a full install (including
> copying all the docs to disk).  After it's installed, you won't recognize
> it, and will feel completely lost.  This is a learning experience <wink>.

Hmm, looks like we'll have to get yet another box contributing
to the global heating then... this Wintel alliance sure works
well ;-)

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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