[SciPy-user] compiling on Windows: getting closer

Gary Pajer pajer at iname.com
Sat Jan 3 10:23:19 CST 2004


> On Sat, 3 Jan 2004, Gary Pajer wrote:
>
> > My hobby of getting scipy to compile on Windows is getting closer to
> > completion.
> > (full report when it's finished)
> >
> > Briefly:  I have Enthought Edition 2.3 and ATLAS and LAPACK compiled
from
> > current sources (libraries merged)
> > I compiled ATLAS and LAPACK in the cygwin bash shell using the lastest
> > cygwin compiler.
> >
> > I'm compiling scipy in a DOS shell using the Mingw32 compiler that comes
> > with the Enthought Edition using setup_no_chaco.py (that's a separate
> > problem :)   )
> >
> > THe build chugs along for quite some time until  it fails while trying
to
> > make the specfun library with error:
> >
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
-
> > Lib\special\specfun\specfun.f:1513: Internal compiler error in
> > emit_swap_insn, a
> > t reg-stack.c:990
> > Please submit a full bug report,
> > with preprocessed source if appropriate.
> > See <URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/gcc/bugs.html> for instructions.
> > error: failure during compile (exit status = 1)
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
-
> >
> > any clues?
>
> Could you try to find a work around to this compiler bug?
> Or just comment the offending function in specfun.f out in
> order to complete scipy completion.
>
> Pearu

OK, I'll do that.
This is really a compiler bug?
I'm an amateur and hence wasn't sure exactly what the message meant.
What compiler do the pros use?
I can try a newer mingw32, or perhaps the cygwin gcc.  I'll play around.
Thanks,

-gary



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