[Python-Dev] Compile Python on Windows (OpenSSL)

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 22:58:29 CET 2015

2015-01-15 22:39 GMT+01:00 Ryan Gonzalez <rymg19 at gmail.com>:
> http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8279

"Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4"

Are you sure that it is SDK 7.1, and not 7.0?


The SDK 7.0 works for Python 2.7 which is compiled with Visual Studio 2008.

I used the SDK 7.1 for Python 3.3 and 3.4 which are compiled with
Visual Studio 2010.

It looks likt SDK 8 is more for Visual Studio 2012.

If you use the wrong SDK, you will depend on a "MSVCRxxx.dll" which is
not provided by Python x.x (ex: MSVCR100.dll for SDK 7.1/Python 3.3 &


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