how to build windows extensions for python 3.5

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Wed Sep 16 06:49:35 CEST 2015

On 15/09/2015 17:03, Robin Becker wrote:
> On 15/09/2015 16:54, Zachary Ware wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 8:32 AM, Robin Becker <robin at>
>> wrote:
> ........
>> I'm a bit surprised that you can successfully use the same .libs for
>> 2.7 and 3.3/3.4.  But since that seems to work, I'd say go ahead and
>> try it with 3.5, and if the build succeeds test the crap out of it :)
> I've downloaded the vs2015 iso from msdn and I'll give the install a try
> tomorrow. It can't be that hard to build our extensions since Christoph
> Golhke has done a reportlab wheel for 3.5 at

I'd be inclined to check out anything on the bug tracker involving 
Christoph Golhke, there was certainly one show stopper within the last 
few days.  It make take a few minutes, on the other hand it might save 
you days :)

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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