Author janssen
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Date 2012-01-02.20:25:37
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Actually, when using setup.py with MinGW, you just need to say the right thing:

  % python setup.py build --compiler=mingw32 install

That removes the check for vcvarsall.bat.

Bill

On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 6:19 AM, Piotr Dobrogost <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
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> Piotr Dobrogost <pd@python.dobrogost.net> added the comment:
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> @Lehmann
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> You have to have either Visual Studio 2008 or Visual C++ Express 2008 installed. The folder where vcvarsall.bat file is being looked for is read from the registry. It's either HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\VisualStudio\9.0\Setup\VC (for Visual Studio) or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\VCExpress\9.0\Setup\VC (for Visual C++ Express).
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