Problem building Python extension

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Fri Feb 13 12:45:30 CET 2009


martijnsteenwijk at gmail.com wrote:
> Thanks a lot for your reply. I downloaded & installed Visual C# 2008
> express, but unfortunately this doesn't change anything in running the
> setup file. Unfortunately, still no pyd file is produced...
> 
> Did I something wrong?

Yeah, you installed the C# environment. Python is written in C, so you
have to get Visual Studio C++ 2008. However a recent version of MinGW32
is sufficient to build most extensions.

Christian




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