Problem building Python extension

martijnsteenwijk at martijnsteenwijk at
Sat Feb 14 03:04:46 EST 2009

On 13 feb, 12:45, Christian Heimes <li... at> wrote:
> martijnsteenw... at 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

Hi Christian,

Thanks for your reply. In mean time, I discovered the C++ thing
already ;-).
Now I installed MinGW, but still the same happens. If I run the setup
file, the same output comes on the command line and no pyd file is
created... GRRR

Any suggestions?


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