[Python-Dev] Python 2.5 performance

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Oct 13 11:25:38 CEST 2006

Raymond Hettinger wrote:
>> From: Kristján V. Jónsson
>> I think we should start considering to make PCBuild8 a "supported" build.
> +1 and not just for the free speed-up.  VC8 is what more and more Windows 
> developers will have on there machines.  Without a supported build, it becomes 
> much harder to make patches or build compatible extensions.

It also makes hobbyist hacking on the core more straightforward, as it makes 
it possible to use VC++ Express Edition to try out changes locally.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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