compiling modules with VS 2008 for python 2.4 prepared with Visual Studio 2003

alf ask at me
Sat Apr 14 17:59:46 CEST 2007

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>>well, instructions were clear enough for me. What is hard to get why it
>>could not use free M$ compiler which is presumably produces compatible
>>objects and libraries.
> This presumption is incorrect. The compiler does *not* create compatible
> objects and libraries. It links with msvcr8.dll, whereas Python is
> linked with mscvr71.dll; Microsoft does not support mixing CRTs.

complier is just a compiler. perhaps final linking could be somehow 
tweaked to include msvcrt71 instad of 80.

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