[Twisted-Python] Re: Twisted - Python 2.3 - Windows

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Thu Jul 31 13:05:51 EDT 2003

Cory Dodt <corydodt at yahoo.com> writes:

>>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.
> 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 windows.

If anyoe wants it, I've just built twisted-1.0.7alpha-2 with MSVC6 for
Python 2.3. Just tell me where it should be uploaded.
I can do the same for 1.0.6.


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