[Python-Dev] buildbot is all green

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Feb 21 00:37:44 CET 2006

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Michael Foord wrote:
>> Has a machine been volunteered ?
> Not yet.
>> I have a spare machine and an always on connection. Would the 'right' 
>> development tools be needed ? (In the case of Microsoft they are a touch 
>> expensive I believe.)
> Any build process would do. I would prefer to see the official tools on
> the buildbot (i.e. VS.NET 2003), 
Man, that's a difficult (and expensive) piece of software to obtain, 
unless you're a student. I couldn't find a legal non-academic version 
for less than £100. I might hunt around though.

Shame. I suspect that hacking the free compilers to work would require 
more knowledge than I possess. Sorry.

> but anything else that can build Python
> and pass the test suite could do as well.
> One issue is that you also have to to work with me on defining the build
> steps: what sequence of commands to send in what order. For Unix, that
> is easy; for Windows, not so.
Working with you wouldn't be a problem. Looks like the idea is a 
currently a bit of a dead dog though.

All the best,

Michael Foord
> Regards,
> Martin

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