[Python-Dev] Status of C compilers for Python on Windows

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Oct 30 18:46:23 CET 2014

On 10/30/2014 8:59 AM, R. David Murray wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:33:06 -0400, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:

>> The devguide needs to be kept up to date.  If you open a tracker issue,
>> put me as nosy to review and commit.
> The devguide is about building python itself.  Paul is talking about
> building extensions.  That should go in the packaging docs.  I don't
> *think* Paul is volunteering to explain how to build python itself,
> that's pretty much our job :)

I was thinking that building Python and extensions used the same tools, 
but then I read that the new compiler for 2.7 was extensions only and 
ditto for something else.  If VC Express 2010 is in a new location, that 
*should* be recorded in the devguide.

Terry Jan Reedy

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