msvcr90.dll is MIA?

Filip pinkeen at
Thu Apr 15 11:35:06 CEST 2010

Maybe this is a stupid question. I don't know, I don't use windows.
But what's so special about msvcr and visual studio compiler? Python
compiles fine with gcc under unixes, so is it a problem to compile
python interpreter with mingw and get rid of the proprietary runtime
dependecies? Or does the windows python port make heavy use of ms'

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