Compiling Extension Modules Under Windows

Michael Foord fuzzyman at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 23:02:15 CEST 2004


"Mike C. Fletcher" <mcfletch at rogers.com> wrote in message news:<mailman.2767.1094134185.5135.python-list at python.org>...
> Michael Foord wrote:
> ...
> 
> >Can someone pelase clarify this for me.
> >Will having this compiler allow python distutils to automagically
> >compile extension modules without complaining it needs MSVC7 *and*
> >without tweaking distutils....  ?? (some hope really !!)
> >  
> >
> There's some minor tweaking of distutils required.  See the instructions 
> here:
> 
>     http://www.vrplumber.com/programming/mstoolkit/
> 
> it's not the most convenient situation in the world, but it's doable for 
> people who are comfortable with a bit of hacking around.
> 
> As of yet I've had precisely no-one confirm (or deny, or even mention 
> trying and failing, for that matter) that they too have been able to use 
> the process to compile a module, but it seems to work fine with the 
> modules I've tested.
> 
> Have fun,
> Mike
> 

Aha... this looks like exactly the answer I was looking for.. and more.

Thanks

Fuzzyman

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