[Python-Dev] compiling python2.5 (msys+mingw+wine) - giving up using msvcr80 assemblies for now

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Tue Jan 20 14:44:03 CET 2009

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton schrieb:
> of course - if python for win32 ENTIRELY DROPPED msvc as a development
> platform, and went for an entirely free software development
> toolchain, then this problem goes away.
> thoughts, anyone?

That's not going to happen anytime soon. As long as Microsoft Visual
Studio support is feasible, we will stick to VS. WINE support is not a
top priority for us.


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