[Python-Dev] VC++ versions to match python versions?

David Bolen db3l.net at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 23:01:26 CEST 2009

Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> writes:

> Is the Express Edition of Visual C++ 2008 suitable for compiling
> packages for Python 2.6 on Windows?
> (And Python 2.6 itself for that matter...)

Yes - it's currently being used on my buildbot, for example, to build
Python itself.  Works for 2.6 and later.

> Ditto for 2.5, 3.1 and the trunk (which I guess becomes 3.2?)

2.5 needs VS 2003.

-- David

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