[SciPy-user] RE : Re: SciPy Data Analysis Workbench

Bill Baxter wbaxter at gmail.com
Thu Jan 18 09:17:30 CST 2007


On 1/18/07, Matthew Vernon <matthew at sel.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>
> On 18 Jan 2007, at 14:16, John Hassler wrote:
>
> > Unfortunately, Octave isn't easy to run on windows.  (As I
> > remember, you have to run it with Cygwin.)  Python/SciPy and Scilab
> > play nicely with either Linux or windows.
>
> We're drifting off the topic a smidge here, but you can get windows
> binaries for Octave if you don't have Cygwin, according to http://
> www.gnu.org/software/octave/download.html
>
> disclaimer: I only ever use OS X, solaris and linux.

Hmm, the download link for Windows says: "WARNING: do not install this
package if you have cygwin installed".  Which suggests to me that it
probably just installs the parts of cygwin that it needs to run.  (But
note that I have not tried installing it to confirm.)

--bb


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