[Numpy-discussion] build on windows 64-bit platform

Stefan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Fri Jul 27 10:16:52 CDT 2007


On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 04:54:45PM +0200, Pearu Peterson wrote:
> 
> 
> Stefan van der Walt wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > The build is still failing on winXP 64-bit, as shown on the buildbot
> > page
> > 
> > http://buildbot.scipy.org/Windows%20XP%20x86_64%20MSVC/builds/25/step-shell/0
> > 
> > with the error
> > 
> > AttributeError: MSVCCompiler instance has no attribute '_MSVCCompiler__root'
> > 
> > Could someone familiar with the MSVC compilers please take a look?
> 
> I think the problem is in the environment of the buildbot machine 
> `Windows XP x86_64 MSVC`. Basically, I would try setting the following 
> environment variables in this machine:
>    DISTUTILS_USE_SDK and MSSdk
> Then the build might succeed.
> 
> For more information, read the code in Python distutils/msvccompiler.py 
> file.

Thanks, Pearu -- I'll take a look.  Why the uninformative error
message, though?  Isn't distutils supposed to automagically detect the
MSVC compiler?

Regards
Stéfan


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