[SciPy-dev] building binary installers
Sun Sep 14 22:36:00 CDT 2008
Nathan Bell wrote:
> I'll give that a try. From the Windows installation documentation
> it seems that Cygwin is the way to go. Is that still true?
Not really. Cygwin is mandatory to build ATLAS, but numpy/scipy do not
need cygwin, only mingw (which is a port of gcc to windows, using the
win32 API and the MS C runtime; on the contrary, cygwin is the full GNU
runtime, with glibc and co, and is not 'windows native').
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