[Numpy-discussion] Distutils: using different linker options for c++ and c code
Fri Apr 18 01:12:25 CDT 2008
Matthieu Brucher wrote:
> 2008/4/18, Robert Kern <firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 12:57 AM, Matthieu Brucher
> <email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>>
> > I can help with packaging at least numpy with Visual Studio 2003
> (well, I
> > have to check the EULA if I'm allowed to do that !). For scipy,
> it is a
> > matter of Fortran compiler :|
> That probably won't work. I believe that the debugging symbol formats
> are different between mingw and MSVC.
> That was in case we publish binaries made with Visual Studio, as David
> asked about this matter. The debugging symbols are indeed different,
> but if it is possible to use Visual Studio, why shouldn't we ?
Well, because it is not available freely and is not open source. I am
really reluctant to do this, personally, but if we don't have a
choice... It will mean that someone will have to do all the work for
windows, though. I personally won't waste any time using visual studio.
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