[SciPy-dev] adding LAPACK and BLAS to the source code

eric jones eric at enthought.com
Tue Jun 25 12:11:53 CDT 2002


> -----Original Message-----
> From: scipy-dev-admin at scipy.net [mailto:scipy-dev-admin at scipy.net] On
> Behalf Of Robert Kern
> Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 12:07 PM
> To: scipy-dev at scipy.net
> Subject: Re: [SciPy-dev] adding LAPACK and BLAS to the source code
> 
> On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 11:51:37AM -0500, eric jones wrote:
> 
> [snip]
> 
> > This sounds like a good idea.  The only issue is that Windows
doesn't
> > come with tar.
> 
> WinZIP opens gzipped tarballs just fine.

Right, but the build process would have to do this on the fly, and
making an os.system call to winzip is not a reliable option.  While
widely used, it isn't nearly as ubiquitous as tar is on Unix machines.

Eric


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