[osgeo4w-dev] python - vs 2003

Matt Wilkie matt.wilkie at gov.yk.ca
Tue Sep 13 12:44:03 EDT 2011

Hi Martin,

I don't know anything about wxpython or visual studio, but if aren't 
already you could try using the 2.7 python in testing. It is newer and 
thus might be compatible with VS2008.

matt wilkie
Geomatics Analyst
Information Management and Technology
Yukon Department of Environment
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On 13/09/2011 7:02 AM, Martin Landa wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to build new wxpython package for osgeo4w. In osgeo4w shell I run
> python setup.py build
> which end up with
> running build_ext
> error: Python was built with Visual Studio 2003;
> extensions must be built with a compiler than can generate compatible binaries.
> Visual Studio 2003 was not found on this system. If you have Cygwin installed,
> you can try compiling with MingW32, by passing "-c mingw32" to setup.py.
> I have installed VS 2008 Express, unfortunately I didn't find VS 2003
> Express available for free download. Any pointers for lost GNU/Linux
> user?
> Thanks in advance, Martin

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