[Python-Dev] Python 2.4 extensions require VC 7.1?

Jan Claeys lists at janc.be
Sat Jun 17 22:31:53 CEST 2006

Op za, 17-06-2006 te 10:25 +0200, schreef "Martin v. Löwis":
> Another reason is that I consider VS 2005 buggy, I hope that some
> of the breakage that Microsoft has done to the C library is reverted
> in a future release. VS2005 managed to break compatibility with
> C89 and C99 in a way that made Python fail to start up, also, it
> was possible to have the CRT abort just by calling the builtin open
> with the wrong arguments. There is now a work-around for that breakage,
> but still, I don't trust that VS 2005 is a good product. 

Why should a C++ compiler be able to compile C89 and/or C99 code?

Jan Claeys

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