[Python-Dev] compiling cpython in visual studio 2010
> I am trying to work on Python bugs following the tutorial given in the
> python website.
> I have installed Tortoise svn and visual studio 2010, I cloned a copy
> of cpython as it is advised in the website using, however I am having
> some problem in compiling it using visual studio 2010.
Which tutorial have you been reading?
I'm not sure it's a typo in your e-mail, but you should be installing
TortoiseHg, not TortoiseSVN.
There's more information about that in the devguide: