How do you pass compiler option to install?

Christian Heimes lists at
Thu Jan 3 17:38:52 CET 2008

Emin.shopper Martinian.shopper wrote:
> Dear Experts,
> How do you pass the -c option to install? Specifically, when I try
> to install zope.interfaces version 3.3 from source on a windows machine, I
> get a message about using "-c mingw32". That works fine for build,
> but it does not work for " install".

python build -c mingw32 install

You can also change the distutils.cfg file to set mingw32 as the default
compiler. Please refer to the documentation for more information.


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