[Twisted-Python] Re: ??: Twisted 8.0.1 for Python 2.5 for Windows is missing Zope

zooko zooko at zooko.com
Thu Apr 3 09:07:26 EDT 2008

On Apr 3, 2008, at 4:50 AM, Sergey A. Lipnevich wrote:
>> Install gcc (I recommend cygwin, but mingw will also work), and  
>> put the
>> following stanza into your distutils config file:
> Isn't it a bad idea to mix MSVC-built Python and Cygwin GCC-built
> extensions in the same process?

As I mentioned in letter to which you replied (above), there are some  
cases where this is a bad idea, but they appear to be vanishingly  
rare in practice.

>> [build]
>> compiler=mingw32

> I can do "python setup.py build -c mingw32," even better :-).

Yes, but if you want to use easy_install, you would have to edit your  
distutils config file.



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