Call for Patch for Borland compiler

Warren Postma embed at geocities.com
Tue Feb 22 15:31:25 CET 2000


"David Ascher" <DavidA at ActiveState.com> wrote in message
news:000a01bf7c92$a208fa30$c355cfc0 at ski.org...
> Inprise/Borland has made their C++ compiler on Windows free (as in beer).
> Guido has expressed that it would be nice to have makefiles which allowed
> one to build Python with this compiler by the next release.  If someone is
> interested in providing this patch, that'd be great.
>
> See compiler download info at:
> http://www.borland.com/bcppbuilder/freecompiler/
>
> See instructions for patch submissions at http://www.python.org/patches/
>
> --david ascher
>
>
I could try this.

How does one create the unix "patch" files while running on Windows? Would I
need to download cygwin to get the make and tar and other unixish toolsets?
I already have BC++ 5.5 installed on my hard drive.

Warren





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