[Numpy-discussion] Compiling for free on Windows32

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Thu Apr 16 01:52:50 CDT 2009


David Cournapeau wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>   
>> I have found that people are more willing to accept that they have to
>> do something different to get a technically chalenging feature (i.e.
>> use a particular installer to get a safe, optimized BLAS) than to
>> accept that a relatively straightforward feature is not available at
>> all (i.e. egg binaries on PyPI).
>>   
>>     
>
> In that case, would a simple bdist_wininst-based installer available on
> pypi be enough ? Or do eggs have other benefit compared to .exe ?
>   

(I meant in the context of easy_install, where numpy would be a dependency)

David


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