zodb install problem on Windows

Neil Hodgson nhodgson at bigpond.net.au
Tue Jun 26 22:50:46 EDT 2001

Andy Todd:
> Hi all, I'm failing terribly here. I've commented out that section of the
> setup.py file for the ZEO module and everything seems to have installed
> correctly. But now I am getting an error;
> ...
> cl.exe /c /nologo /Ox /MD /W3 /GX -IC:\PROGRAMMING\PYTHON21\Include
> /Tcsrc/ExtensionClass.c /Fobuild\temp.win32-2.1\Release\ExtensionClass.obj
> error: command 'cl.exe' failed: No such file or directory

   It is failing because it requires a C compiler to build some binary
libraries and Microsoft operating systems do not come with a C compiler. If
noone else fixes this first and I can find some time I'll try and produce a
package that includes binaries for Windows.


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