This page is part the [:windows:Sage on Windows port].

Available Toolchains on Windows

The five million lines of code in Sage are quite demanding on the compiler and the code has been written primarily with gcc on POSIX architectures. Hence in many cases we will have to do a port to MSVC or at a minimum to a non-POSIX API. We have three flavors of gcc (Cygwin, MinGW, Microsoft SFU) and the Microsoft/Intel compilers: