[Numpy-discussion] Win64 build?

Christian Heimes lists@cheimes...
Sun Dec 14 22:13:56 CST 2008

David Cournapeau schrieb:
> Do you only need numpy or also scipy ? If you only need numpy, it is
> relatively straightforward because you don't need BLAS/LAPACK nor any
> fortran compiler. You should use the Visual Studio compiler, though: VS
> 2005 for python 2.5 or VS 2008 for python 2.6 - mingw does not work well
> yet for 64 bits.

The offical Windows builds of Python 2.5 are created with Visual C 7.1
(also known as VS2003). You can compile an extension with VS 2005 but
that will cause trouble.


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