Compiling and installing python 2.5.2 with Visual C++ 2008

Juan Pablo Romero Méndez jpablo.romero at
Thu Dec 11 04:07:30 CET 2008

Finally installed Python 2.6, which is compiled with visual C++ 2008,
and all my problems went away.

Thanks to all,

   Juan Pablo

2008/12/10 "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at>:
>> ---------------------------------------------------------
>> ...
>> error: Python was built with Visual Studio 2003;
>> extensions must be built with a compiler than can generate compatible binaries.
>> Visual Studio 2003 was not found on this system. If you have Cygwin installed,
>> you can try compiling with MingW32, by passing "-c mingw32" to
>> ---------------------------------------------------------
>> And because I've been compiling everything needed by pivy (Coin, Qt,
>> SoQt, PyQt) with visual c++ 8, I decided to recompile python itself.
> There isn't a real installation procedure. You just copy the files by
> hand into the places where they belong. In the specific case,
> overwriting all .exe, .dll, and .pyd files in an installed directory
> should be sufficient.
> Regards,
> Martin
> --

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