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Author sbt
Recipients brian.curtin, sbt, terry.reedy, tim.golden, zach.ware
Date 2013-03-11.00:13:57
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> What does running 'kill-python before re-building python do? I have not 
> seen it mentioned in the in the devguide or pcbuild/readme.

It kills any currently running python(_d).exe processes.  This is because Windows does not allow program or library files to be removed or overwritten while they are being used, potentially causing compilation failures.
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