building python extensions with .net sdk compiler?

Grumman grumman at
Sat Dec 11 05:51:44 CET 2004

> I got this insane message, how did you solve this "problem" ?
> ------------
> running install
> running build
> running build_py
> running build_ext
> error: The .NET Framework SDK needs to be installed before building 
> extensions for Python.
> -------------
> Or does anyone know why i get this message, the .net sdk is about 100Mb, 
> no fun !

The message says what it says. You have to install the .net SDK to use 
this. You'll also need the Platform SDK if you don't have it already 
installed. (And its a *lot* bigger than the .net sdk)

And then you'll find out that you either need to hack 
distutils/, or your registry.

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