which windows python to use?

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri May 12 18:44:53 CEST 2006

Don Taylor wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>>In what way? Does the mingw gcc that we distribute interfere with Cygwin's gcc?
> Robert:
> Which C compiler will you be using for the Enthought 2.4 Windows release?

Define "using". We build Python with whatever compiler the official build is
compiled with. In this case, MSVC 7.<mumble>, I think . For this release, we
will ship the latest available gcc available for mingw. Some of the extension
modules will be built with this gcc.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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