[Distutils] Call for information - What assumptions can I make about Unix users' access to Windows?

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Fri Nov 7 17:17:18 CET 2014


> On 07 Nov 2014, at 16:46, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I'm in the process of developing an automated solution to allow users
> to quickly set up a Windows box so that it can be used to compile
> Python extensions and build wheels. While it can obviously be used by
> Windows developers who want to quickly set up a box, my main target is
> Unix developers who want to provide wheels for Windows users.
> 
> To that end, I'd like to get an idea of what sort of access to Windows
> a typical Unix developer would have.

In my case: none.

The only form of Windows I have are VMs I grab from modern.ie <http://modern.ie/> to test things with various IE versions. Those are all throw-away instances that are never used for anything other than IE testing.

Wichert.
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