[Numpy-discussion] Distutils: using different linker options for c++ and c code

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Apr 18 01:18:30 CDT 2008

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 1:15 AM, Matthieu Brucher
<matthieu.brucher@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/4/18, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com>:
> > On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 12:57 AM, Matthieu Brucher
> > <matthieu.brucher@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I can help with packaging at least numpy with Visual Studio 2003 (well,
> I
> > > have to check the EULA if I'm allowed to do that !). For scipy, it is a
> > > matter of Fortran compiler :|
> >
> > That probably won't work. I believe that the debugging symbol formats
> > are different between mingw and MSVC.
> That was in case we publish binaries made with Visual Studio, as David asked
> about this matter. The debugging symbols are indeed different, but if it is
> possible to use Visual Studio, why shouldn't we ? Visual Studio debugger is
> far better than gdb when debugging optimized code (IMHO).

Sorry, I completely misread what you wrote.

Robert Kern

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