[Numpy-discussion] building numpy trunk on WindowsXP

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Fri Dec 12 00:01:41 CST 2008


On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 12:12 AM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 9:26 PM, David Cournapeau
> <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
>>
>> josef.pktd@gmail.com wrote:
>> > I just tried to build numpy for the first time, on Windows XP SP2,
>> > sse2, single CPU with MingW 3.45, Python25
>> >
>> > I used `setup.py bdist` and copied extracted archive into
>> > sitepackages, (so I can delete it again)
>> >
>>
>> You can also use bdist_wininst, which will create a binary installer,
>> with uninstall feature.
>>
>> > Are the errors and failures below expected, or did my build not work
>> > correctly?
>> >
>>
>> I have not seen the io ones, but I have not tested numpy on windows
>> recently, so they may be regressions or new tests which do not pass on
>> windows.
>
> I think the io errors used to show up on the windows buildbots, something to
> do with temp files and permissions on windows. Some of the formatting errors
> look like missing values, i.e., it's just stuff that happened to be in some
> memory location.
>
> Chuck
>
>


Thanks, I didn't expect that building numpy would work this easily.

Josef


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