[Numpy-discussion] Moving to gcc 4.* for win32 installers ?

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Tue Feb 7 10:14:46 CST 2012


On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 1:30 PM, Sturla Molden <sturla@molden.no> wrote:
> On 27.10.2011 15:02, David Cournapeau wrote:
>
>>    - we need to recompile atlas (but I can take care of it)
>>    - the biggest: it is difficult to combine gfortran with visual
>> studio (more exactly you cannot link gfortran runtime to a visual
>> studio executable).
>
> Why is that?
>
> I have used gfortran with Python on Windows a lot, never had a problem.

How did you link a library with mixed C and gfortran ?

> It's not like we are going to share CRT resources between C/Python and
> Fortran. That would be silly, regardless of compiler.

Well, that actually happens quite a bit in the libraries we depend on.
One solution could actually be removing any dependency on the fortran
runtime.

David


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