[SciPy-Dev] Bundling Boost?

Nathaniel Smith njs@pobox....
Mon Oct 8 17:28:24 CDT 2012


On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 11:19 PM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:
> 08.10.2012 02:58, Fernando Perez kirjoitti:
> [clip]
>> So before we end up foisting upon RedHat users or similar the
>> requirement that to build scipy they need to rebuild their compilers
>> from source, which I suspect wouldn't be a very popular move, let's
>> find out what is the oldest version of gcc this particular part of
>> boost will require.
>
> The venerable gcc (GCC) 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-48) manages to
> compile this subset of Boost without problems, so I wouldn't be too
> worried about Linux platforms.

numpy currently requires a specific rather-old version of mingw to
build on win32, might be a good idea to double-check that too.

-n


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