[SciPy-user] scipy for win32 and python2.4 - howto ...

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Wed Jul 20 18:59:30 CDT 2005


Sebastian Haase wrote:
> Hi,
> I was ready to build scipy for windows with python2.4 ...
> I have got the (now free!) Microsoft compiler VC7. I have been using it for a 
> month or so on a couple of projects. I did the necessary tweaking for 
> distutil. 

What FORTRAN compiler do you intend to use?

> BUT:
>  1) before I can even start: "setup.py build" complains about many things nor 
> being available:  
>   1a) I think I can ignore fftw - for now ...
>   1b) I downloaded the ATLAS source - but that seems to be "tricky"  (seems to 
> be meant more for linux)  ==> I thought for the py24 build one should be able 
> to just reuse whatever was done for py23 - ATLAS and LAPACK and BLAS - 
> right ?     Can someone make those available ? 

http://www.scipy.org/download/atlasbinaries/

>   1c) f2py ... is that available as binary ?

It is pure Python.

> 2) Really I'm mostly (only) in need of the plt module (for now).  Is there an 
> easier way in this  case ?

Possibly, but plt, gplt and xplt are deprecated. It is suggested that 
you use matplotlib instead.

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