How to build Python modules on windows?

Qiangning Hong hongqn at
Fri Aug 12 19:43:06 CEST 2005

". <" wrote:
> Hi,
> how can I build python modules on windows? I tried to build numarray[0] 
> using Microsoft Visual C++ 2003 Toolkit, but got the following error:
> ---
> error: Python was built with version 7.1 of Visual Studio, and 
> extensions need to be built with the same version of the compiler, but 
> it isn't installed.
> ---

Are you sure you have setup the environment variables before you build?

Here is a reference: "Building Python Extensions with the MS Toolkit
Compiler" (


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