[Python-Dev] PEP 0404 and VS 2010

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu Nov 21 05:14:55 CET 2013

Another alternative I'd prefer to an ABI version bump: backporting the "C
runtime independence" aspects of the stable ABI to Python 2.7.

There are only a relatively small number of APIs that lead to the
requirement for consistent C runtimes, so allowing those to be excluded at
compile time would make it possible to ensure extensions can be built
safely under VS2010 with the newer C runtime.

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