Installing Python Binding on Windows
To install the Python binding on Windows one must follow the instructions in the following:
The reason is that ActiveState Python version 2.7.X is built with Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft provides Visual Studio 2008, which one must install, so that Python C extensions can be built.
Also, if one still sees the "error "error: Unable to find vcvarsall.bat" message at the Visual Studio 2008 command prompt, then one needs to do the following:
pip install --upgrade setuptools