[Chandler-dev] Building Chandler on windows with a more recent Visual Studio

Andi Vajda vajda at osafoundation.org
Wed Aug 20 14:18:35 PDT 2008


On Wed, 20 Aug 2008, Grant Baillie wrote:

> Oh, one other thing: python itself seems to be using MSVC 7.1 (the same as 
> us) .. c.f.
>
> http://docs.python.org/ext/win-cookbook.html
>
> So that seems to me to be another argument in favour of sticking with the 
> version we're using.

In the sources we have in external for Python 2.5.1, there is a PCbuild8 
directory that seems to imply that they also support VC 8.

Not that I disagree with the careful decision to limit windows expenses :)

Andi..


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