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Author vstinner
Recipients Mark.Shannon, erlendaasland, gvanrossum, kj, lemburg, malin, neonene, pablogsal, paul.moore, rhettinger, steve.dower, tim.golden, vstinner, zach.ware
Date 2021-10-07.13:54:29
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> How feasible would it be to use Clang or GCC on Windows?

clang seems to have a good Windows support and tries to the ABI compatible with MSC which is a must have to keep wheel package support (especially for the stable ABI, used by PyQt on Windows for example).

Moreover, there are ways to cross-build Python from another platform to Windows which can be convenient ;-)

I don't know the Windows ecosystem. Do people want to get VS debugger for example? Is clang compatible with the VS debugger?

See the discussion of 2014: "Status of C compilers for Python on Windows"
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