[SciPy-user] Scipy 0.7, weave, windows

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Thu Jan 8 12:39:01 CST 2009


On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 1:22 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 3:12 AM,  <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 12:37 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 1:13 AM,  <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> When testing weave with 'full', weave usually looks pretty good. It
>>>> leaves a lot of temp files behind, but  I don't get any failures or
>>>> errors. (after test with cout crash is removed)
>>>
>>> Hm, strange. I tried on another machine, and I still get a lot of
>>> those failures... Not the same though. Which compilers have you
>>> installed on your computer ? Do you have any MS compilers installed ?
>>>
>>
>> Essentially only the official MingW 3.4.5, I also have an older
>> dev-cpp with separate MingW which is on the Windows path behind the
>> official MingW.
>>
>
> Ah, that's why. The problems could only be seen when MS compiler were
> installed - I think I solve the problem - no errors anymore, now.
>

It would be useful to some users to have this information (e.g. in the
docs) if they run into similar problems.

I usually try to keep my Windows path clean, and it's also the reason
that I'm quite wary of automatic installers or programs that mess with
the registry.

Josef


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