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Author eryksun
Recipients docs@python, eryksun, jkloth, paul.moore, steve.dower, tim.golden, vstinner, zach.ware
Date 2017-05-15.13:14:11
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>> It's a pain to try to install VS 2008 in 2017: it disappeared from
>>, at least the Express edition.

> I believe that is why Microsoft released the Visual C++ Compiler for 
> Python 2.7 
> ( 
> although, if memory serves, there is some issue with the 64-bit
> toolchain.

That release is intended for building extension modules. Is it possible to configure it for building CPython?
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