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How to build Python 2.7.5 using Visual Studio 2012 Express on Windows 8 64-bit

Prepare Environment

1. Download Python 2.7.5 source from

2. Download and install an SVN command-line client (Try SlickSVN)

3. Download and install Perl64

4. Download and install Visual Studio Express 2012

Test Environment

1. Open a shell

2. Bring in the msvc compiler environment for x64 by doing:

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