[Wine] [Python-Dev] compiling python2.5 (msys+mingw+wine) - giving up using msvcr80 assemblies for now

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Jan 20 07:13:16 CST 2009

Tim Lesher wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 08:02, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
> <luke.leighton at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> of course - if python for win32 ENTIRELY DROPPED msvc as a development
>> platform, and went for an entirely free software development
>> toolchain, then this problem goes away.
> That's a non-starter for anyone who incorporates Python in an existing
> MSVC-based development environment.
> When in Rome...
There would also be a significant performance cost. The PGO (Profile 
Guided Optimisation) compilation of Visual Studio is impressive.



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