compatibility of extension modules

Christian Kristukat ckkart at
Mon Oct 9 20:42:52 CDT 2006

Christian Kristukat <ckkart <at>> writes:

> Hi,
> i've got problems running a numpy/scipy extension module (scipy.sandbox.odr)
> built with cygwin/mingw32 on XP on other machines (windows 2000). I get those
> very informative 'windows encountered a problem' messages when calling the
> extension module - importing seems to work.

More precisely, a binary extension module built on a Celeron D crashes on an
Athlon Thunderbird, whereas the Atholon binary runs on the Celereon. So, I'm
wondering if I can turn off some processor specific optimization and if this 
might help here.


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