[IPython-dev] ipython-0.9.0.bzr.r1016-py2.5.win32-setup.exe?? [was: Re: Win32 IPython1?]

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Thu Sep 4 14:18:20 CDT 2008

Hi Alex,

If there are things we can do on the EPD side to make your life easier,
don't hesitate mentioning them. There will be an EPD release real soon,
and we'd like it to make people's life easier.


On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 02:01:19PM -0400, Alex Brown wrote:
>    Hi - I've installed
>    [1]http://ipython.scipy.org/dist/testing/ipython-0.9.rc1.win32-setup.exe
>    with the Enthought Python 2.5 Distribution (EPD,
>    [2]http://enthought.com/products/epd.php), DeinoMPI
>    ([3]http://mpi.deino.net), mpi4py ([4]http://pypi.python.org/pypi/mpi4py)
>    and VS03 as I described.  VS03's compiler and libraries are required to
>    build and install mpi4py for EPD, apparently because that's the original
>    EPD build environment.   Have not had a chance to run thorough tests but
>    everything seems to build and operate correctly.

>    Thanks again -

>    Alex Brown [5]<Alexander_Brown@uml.edu>
>    [6]http://gis.uml.edu/abrown2

>    Fernando Perez wrote:

>  On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 2:41 PM, Alex Brown [7]<Alexander_Brown@uml.edu> wrote:

>  Thanks!   I did get IPython working after your merge, with Python 2.5
>  (EPD).  There were several steps in the installation.  I am now going into
>  an IT rework phase to prepare my instructional/computational cluster for the
>  next semester (reloading disks with 50GB of software and data, including
>  IPython and MPI) and this should speed things up a great deal.  However,
>  with my MPI choice for this Win32 cluster (DeinoMPI) the mpi4py installation
>  requires specifically the 2003 version of the MS Visual Studio C++ compiler
>  to be present, so it's still going to be a pain in the neck.  But it will
>  work.  I will try this win32 installer and see if it speeds things up, or
>  shows any problems.

>  Thanks again -

>  No worries. And please do report back on the list.  The merge of
>  ipython0/1 was a huge amount of work, but it should put us in a much
>  better position to move the project forward.  So we'll be glad to hear
>  your feedback.

>  Regards,

>  f

> References

>    Visible links
>    1. http://ipython.scipy.org/dist/testing/ipython-0.9.rc1.win32-setup.exe
>    2. http://enthought.com/products/epd.php
>    3. http://mpi.deino.net/
>    4. http://pypi.python.org/pypi/mpi4py
>    5. mailto:Alexander_Brown@uml.edu
>    6. http://gis.uml.edu/abrown2
>    7. mailto:Alexander_Brown@uml.edu

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