Building C extensions

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Mon Nov 6 19:06:49 CET 2006

Paolo Pantaleo schrieb:
> Well I'm just courious: if I want to buid a C extension, I shoul use
> the same compiler that has been used to build python (right?). Since
> python has been built using Visual C, how can I build an extension if
> I don't have Visual Studio?

If you don't have mingw32, either, you can't build the extension module.
You need to get a supported compiler. If you don't have one, find
somebody who builds the extension for you.


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