Custom build of Python

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Wed Jun 20 22:12:32 CEST 2012

On 6/20/2012 2:24 PM, KACVINSKY Tom wrote:
> I had reason to build Python 2.6.8 with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.  I
> was able to get the pcbuild solution to build, and I have the necessary
> exes/dlls/pyds in the amd64 build directory.  What is not clear to is
> how to complete the build and make an installation.  I could not find
> any documentation for this.

If you mean 'make a .msi file', I am not sure that is not officially 
supported beyond the inclusion of msilib.

> Any help on this matter would be appreciated.

3.3 is now being built with VS2010. Perhaps its repository has something 
that will help you.

Terry Jan Reedy

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