Help Python 3.3

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Nov 1 22:50:14 CET 2013

On 11/1/2013 4:49 PM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> On 01/11/2013 13:33, Zachary Ware wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 8:20 AM,  <radu.bortoi at> wrote:
>>> error: Setup script exited with error: Unable to find vcvarsall.bat
>> I would have to guess that you've got the wrong version of Visual C++.
>>   You can install both 2008 and 2010 in parallel, if you need 2008 for
>> something else.
> As "you've got the wrong version of Visual C++" isn't easily deduced
> from "Unable to find vcvarsall.bat", would it be worth raising an issue
> on the bug tracker to get the message changed?

Only if that message comes from something distributed with CPython, 
rather than from Microsoft.

Terry Jan Reedy

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