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Python for Smartcards on Windows XP (Python 2.4)

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Dear all

I headed for for a Smartcard lib for Python and found PyCSC. The zipped
sources do not build [1] and the installer (exe file) wants to see a Python
2.5 installation. Does anyone know of an installer for Python 2.4?

Kind regards
Thin Myrna

[1] "python install" yields

F:\Software.Python\PyCSC\PyCSC-0.3>python install
running install
running bdist_egg
running egg_info
writing .\PyCSC.egg-info\PKG-INFO
writing top-level names to .\PyCSC.egg-info\top_level.txt
installing library code to build\bdist.win32\egg
running install_lib
running build_py
running build_ext
error: The .NET Framework SDK needs to be installed before building
extensions for Python.

This is strange, becaus ethere shouldn't be any dep's on .NET. Instead it
should use MSVC6 to compile/link into pycsc.pyd.
May 18 '07 #1
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