Compiling Quixote c extensions for Windows using the mingw compiler:

The variable build_extensions in must be set to True (instead of "sys.platform != win32"). Then, Quixote can be installed through

python build_ext --compiler=mingw32 install

The mingw compiler can be downloaded from Probably you need to list the bin directory (C:Program filesDev-Cppbin) in the PATH.

To permit gcc to link against Python library, you also need a libpython2x.a file. Instructions for its creation are provided at