[Twisted-Python] Re: Twisted - Python 2.3 - Windows
Rudy.Schockaert at pandora.be
Thu Jul 31 12:52:33 EDT 2003
Cory Dodt wrote:
>> Subject: [Twisted-Python] Twisted - Python 2.3 - Windows
>> anyone who knows when the first Python 2.3 build of twisted for
>> windows will be available? Which version will it be?
>> I tried to build it myself but got into trouble. I first installed
>> Cygwin and then tried 'setup.py build --compiler=mingw32' as per
>> documentation, but I got an error message that Python itself is build
>> with Visual Studio 6.
>> I don't feel building python myself and I don't have VS6.
> I'm with you man, I don't feel like building Python myself either. I
> have asked the appropriate list
> (http://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/2003-July/003333.html )
> about this problem. I also tried using distutils from CVS instead of
> the bundled copy with Python 2.3, and no luck.
> There won't be an official Python 2.3 build of Twisted for Windows
> until this is resolved, as I don't have MSVC and don't intend to buy a
> copy. mingw should work.
I will have MSVC somewhere next week (when I get at the office). I'll
try to build it with MSVC then. If you're interested in the extensions
below, contact me offline.
> In the meantime, you should know that you can get by without the
> extensions. Just do
> $ python setup.py install --skip-build
> You won't get cbanana or _c_urlarg, the only extensions built for
I can live with that for the moment. The only parts I'm using for the
moment is twisted.names and twisted.mail. And as JP is heavily working
on the mail part as I understood, I'm working with the CVS version for
But as soon as I get more free time, I would like to investigate the
rest also. I'll see how far I can get without cbanana and/or _c_urlarg.
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