what windows compiler for python 3.5?

Brian Gladman blindanagram at nowhere.net
Fri Jul 24 14:24:22 CEST 2015

On 24/07/2015 12:04, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 8:53 PM, Robin Becker <robin at reportlab.com> wrote:
>> 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.
> Ah. You may well be somewhat out of luck for the moment, then; I've no
> idea what status is during the betas. Once Python 3.5 is released, VS
> 2015 should also be available, or else the official compiler for
> CPython 3.5 will probably be changed.
> In the meantime, you could possibly ask on python-dev; Steve Dower of
> Microsoft hangs out there, and he's the one who's driving the compiler
> choice - he may be able to advise as to where to get the prerelease
> compiler.

Visual Studio 2015 Community was relased earlier this week so there is
no need to work with the prerelease version.

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