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Compiling python extensions in windows 10

by Jörg Baach last modified Sep 06, 2018 12:46 PM
Downloading and compiling python extensions from pypi, also using pycharm

I've had quite a hard time to figure out how to download and install C based extensions from pypi on windows 10. Installing vmprof always gave me errors about missing bits and pieces, e.g. io.h, basetsd.h, uuid.lib, ucrt.lib, rc.exe.

I followed the installation instructions (for geman, see below) in

but also had add (to) some environment variables:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.16299.0\ucrt;C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.16299.0\shared;C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.16299.0\um;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Lib\10.0.16299.0\um\x64;C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Lib\10.0.16299.0\ucrt\x64
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\bin\10.0.16299.0\x64

Note: the entries in LIB and PATH are for x64, adjust as needed to x86.
After adding these entries I can then (re)start pycharm, and just add e.g. vmprof. Voila!

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(in den Einzelkomponenten)

Visual Studio C++-Kernfeatures
Compiler, Buildtools und Laufzeiten
Toolset für VC++ 2017, Version 15.4 v14.11
SDKs, Bibliotheken und Frameworks
Windows 10 SDK (10.0.16299.0) für Desktop C++ [x86 und x64]

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