Author jkloth
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Date 2017-05-12.14:29:32
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A few things...

First to Victor's comments on the devguide.  The following sentence after the one quoted states:

"To use the build files in the PCbuild directory you will also need Visual Studio 2010"

In short, you need *both* VS2008 and VS2010 to compile the "default" way.

Secondly, to Steve's comment on the PC\VS9.0 build files.

Normally Steve would be correct in stating that the PC\VS* directories are not maintained, however, in this case they are supported.  It is explicitly stated as such in the devguide and PCbuild\readme.txt (https://github.com/python/cpython/blob/2.7/PCbuild/readme.txt).
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