what windows compiler for python 3.5?

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Fri Jul 24 12:53:27 CEST 2015

On 24/07/2015 11:38, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 8:25 PM, Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com> wrote:
>> more searching I find this on the 3.5 b1 download page
>> "Windows users: The Windows binaries were built with Microsoft Visual Studio
>> 2015, which is not yet officially released. (It's currently offered in
>> "Preview" mode, which is akin to a "beta".) It is our intention to ship
>> Python 3.5 using VS2015, although right now VS2015's final release date is
>> unclear."
> That would be correct, if you're seeking to match the python.org
> builds (eg if you're building an extension module). I've no idea what
> the compiler requirements are if you simply want to build CPython from
> source.

yes I build extensions for reportlab. Unfortunately, despite our MSDN 
subscription to the Visual Studio stuff we have no access to the Visual Studio 
Version 2015. Last one in my downloads is currently 2013. Pity.
Robin Becker

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