[Numpy-discussion] numpy for Python 3?

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Mon Jul 19 13:37:24 CDT 2010


On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 8:31 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 14:17, Richard D. Moores <rdmoores@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 09:00, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 11:53, Richard D. Moores <rdmoores@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 07:48, Robin <robince@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 1:53 PM, Matthieu Brucher
>>>>> <matthieu.brucher@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> I'm afraid that if you don't know if you have a compiler, you don't
>>>>>> have one. This also means you will not be able to compile Numpy, as
>>>>>> the official compiler is no longer available.
>>>>>
>>>>> Is this the VS 2008 Express Edition? I saw something posted a while
>>>>> ago about how it was no longer available, but I think it was a mistake
>>>>> as it still seems to be easily available from:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.microsoft.com/express/downloads/#2008-All
>>>>
>>>> Would Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition have the C compiler? I know
>>>> some visual basic and wouldn't mine having this limited version of
>>>> 2008.
>>>
>>> You need Visual Studio 2008 Express Edition. Visual Basic 2008 Express
>>> Edition is just a component of Visual Studio and does not have the C
>>> compiler. Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition is probably sufficient,
>>
>> You mean it probably has the C compiler.
>
> It definitely has the C compiler. That is *probably* sufficient for
> compiling Python extensions, but I am not sure.

I can confirm it is (but I don't know if it works as is for python 3.x)

David


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