Compiling Python (modules) on 64bit Windows - which compiler suite?

Thomas Bach thbach at students.uni-mainz.de
Wed Mar 21 20:03:01 CET 2012


Hi,

Ralph Heinkel <ralph.heinkel at web.de> writes:

> Hi,
>
> when processing our mass spectrometry data we are running against the
> 2GB memory limit on our 32 bit machines. So we are planning to move to
> 64bit. Downloading and installing the 64bit version of Python for
> Windows is trivial, but how do we compile our own C extension? 

What about installing Cygwin and using the shipped GCC?

Regards,
        Thomas Bach.



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