[Python-Dev] "error: None" when building extensions under 2.6
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sun Aug 24 15:26:45 CEST 2008
Thomas Heller wrote:
>> I'm beginning to suspect that I have a botched VS install on this
>> machine, though. I'll investigate.
> Do you get a traceback when you set the DISTUTILS_DEBUG environment
Indeed I do:
File "c:\python26\lib\distutils\msvc9compiler.py", line 436, in compile
File "c:\python26\lib\distutils\msvc9compiler.py", line 347, in
vc_env = query_vcvarsall(VERSION, plat_spec)
File "c:\python26\lib\distutils\msvc9compiler.py", line 239, in
raise IOError("Unable to find vcvarsall.bat")
Oops. Guess that's what you get for having too many Windows development
(a nicer error message in non-debug mode would be a good thing, I think.)
PS. Can any resident Microsoft compiler expert perhaps summarize the
differences between the Express Edition and the "real" editions wrt.
generated code? Are there any differences at all?
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