[Twisted-Python] Free Microsoft VC++ Compiler

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Tue Apr 20 11:56:24 EDT 2004

On Apr 20, 2004, at 9:49 AM, Itamar Shtull-Trauring wrote:

> On Tue, 2004-04-20 at 09:44, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> Well, from what I understand, mainline Python 2.4 is pretty much going
>> to require MSVC++ 7.x to link an extension properly, so it might be
>> sort of a lost cause.
> mingw is compatible with VC6 (otherwise we couldn't use it), possibly 
> it
> can be made to be compatible with VC7? But if not, yeah, we'll use the
> free one.

Well VC7 isn't compatible with VC6, from what I understand this is 
because it links to a significantly newer version of the MSVC runtime 
dll, so I would expect problems with mingw.


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