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

Robert Kern kern at caltech.edu
Tue Jun 25 12:35:00 CDT 2002


On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 12:11:53PM -0500, eric jones wrote:
> 
> 
> > -----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.

True, true. In that case zipping it and using zipfile from the Standard
Library would be best.

> Eric

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