On Oct 7, 2008, at 11:48 AM, Sidnei da Silva wrote: > On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 12:34 PM, Jim Fulton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> >> Python 2.6 requires a different version of the MS C compiler than >> Python 2.4 or Python 2.5. > > That would be Visual C++ 2008. The good news is that the Express > edition which is freely available works just fine for this.
Cool, and, as you pointed out on IRC, the express edition provides the same basic optimization as the other additions. >> I don't have this compiler. Also, I don't >> know if I can have 2 versions of the compiler available in the same >> machine. > > Yes. In fact, I have 3 versions in our build box, VC6, 2003 and 2008. > distutils is usually smart enough to figure out the right compiler to > use, and when it doesn't, you just have to run 'vsvars32.bat' from the > appropriate installed version. That's good. To be safe, I'll back up my VM before installing it. :) >> Does anyone want to volunteer to run final tests and create distros >> for ZODB on Windows and Python 2.6? > > As long as you provide instructions, I would be willing to do this. From what you said, it looks like I can use the express edition. I'll pursue that. Thanks! Jim -- Jim Fulton Zope Corporation _______________________________________________ For more information about ZODB, see the ZODB Wiki: http://www.zope.org/Wikis/ZODB/ ZODB-Dev mailing list - ZODB-Dev@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zodb-dev