[SciPy-user] begging for binaries

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Thu Oct 13 12:47:58 CDT 2005


Mathew Yeates wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
> 
>>Mathew Yeates wrote:
>>
>>>it went nowhere. I have very little experience with scipy's build process.
>>>Python24 was released almost a year ago. Its a shame that it can't be used.
>>
>>Can you give us some more information? Exactly what did you do? What
>>didn't work? Did things fail to compile? link? run?
>>
> Searched for references to msvcrt in scipy_distutils. Didn't find it.
> This isn't a problem I can solve.

It's not a problem I can solve either, but I'm trying. Please try the
following:

Find the gcc specs file. If gcc.exe is %mingwpath%\bin\gcc.exe, and the
version is %mingwversion%, then the specs file should be
$mingwpath%\lib\gcc\%mingwversion%\specs . Change "-lmsvcrt" to
"-lmsvcrt71".

Now, edit scipy_distutils/mingw32ccompiler.py at around line 102 or so:

"""
        # no additional libraries needed
        self.dll_libraries=[]
        return
"""

to

"""
        # no additional libraries needed
        self.dll_libraries=['msvcrt71']
        return
"""

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Robert Kern
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