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Author steve.dower
Recipients BreamoreBoy, Duncan McBryde, Henry Gomersall, LRN, WhiteTiger, arbitraryvalue, carlkl, casevh, cdavid, cgohlke, cournape, donmez, eric.araujo, giampaolo.rodola, jdpipe, loewis, njs, paul.moore, r.david.murray, ralf.gommers, rpetrov, rubenvb, scott.tsai, simonzack, steve.dower, taschini
Date 2015-12-21.11:24:35
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> What needs to still be done in order that a user with a fresh Python install in Windows (and no compiler installed) can do "pip install an_extension_that_needs_compiling" and it _just works_?

The package developer takes the time to build a wheel on Windows (presumably they are already testing on Windows...?) and publishes it. Problem solved.

Most of our efforts are (or should be) aimed at making it easier for the developers to do this, rather than trying to make a seamless build toolchain for the end user.
Date User Action Args
2015-12-21 11:24:35steve.dowersetrecipients: + steve.dower, loewis, paul.moore, jdpipe, casevh, giampaolo.rodola, donmez, scott.tsai, cdavid, eric.araujo, rpetrov, r.david.murray, njs, cgohlke, rubenvb, WhiteTiger, BreamoreBoy, LRN, cournape, taschini, arbitraryvalue, ralf.gommers, simonzack, carlkl, Henry Gomersall, Duncan McBryde
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