[Python-Dev] Python as a Metro-style App

Brian Curtin brian at python.org
Sun Jan 8 01:11:22 CET 2012

On Sat, Jan 7, 2012 at 18:04, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7 January 2012 22:56, Eli Bendersky <eliben at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> A then-related question is whether Python 3.3 should be compiled with
>>> Visual
>>> Studio 11. I'd still be in favor of that, provided Microsoft manages to
>>> release
>>> that soon enough.
>> Martin, I assume you mean the Express version of Visual Studio 11 here,
>> right?
> I would assume that Express should work, but the python.org
> distributed binaries will use the full version (IIUC, the official
> distribution uses some optimisations not present in Express - Profile
> Guided Optimisation, I believe).

The bigger issue is how Express doesn't (officially) support x64
builds, unless that's changing in VS11.

Perhaps this is better for another topic, but is anyone using the PGO
stuff? I know we have PGInstrument and PGUpdate build configurations
but I've never seen them mentioned anywhere.

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