installer for amd64 build of python?

Steve Holden steve at
Thu Oct 13 20:58:25 CEST 2005

Brett Hoerner wrote:
> Trent Mick wrote:
>>Yes. The MS Platform SDK is free and includes a compiler that can target
>>x86, ia64 and x64 (the latter is what MS -- and Sun -- are calling
> Thanks, looking at their site I can't find a Platform SDK for XP... am
> I looking for the Windows 2003 Server SDK...?  Seems counter-intuitive
> if so, but it does mention you can build 32 and 64-bit apps with it, I
> just assumed they would be uh, for Windows Server.
> Thanks again,
> Brett
I used the instructions at

to install the MS Toolkit, but I haven't tried compiling 64-bit code 
myself, not having any 64-bit hardware.

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