[Python-Dev] Package install failures in 2.6.3
Koen van de Sande
ksande at uva.nl
Wed Oct 7 16:54:58 CEST 2009
> If setuptools can be made to work with Python 2.6.3 /and/ earlier
> versions of Python 2.6.x, then it should be patched and an update
> released. If not, then perhaps we should revert the change in a quick
> Python 2.6.4.
If there is going to be any quick 2.6.4 release, can you consider a fix
to the building of extensions under Windows (
Extensions built without this patch applied will not work if the MSVC9
runtimes are installed locally (in the Python folder) instead of
PIL and Matplotlib now use this patch when building extensions. But many
others (e.g. PyGame) still create problematic extensions.
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