[Numpy-discussion] NumPy and Python 2.6 on Windows

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Sat Dec 27 21:04:23 CST 2008

David Cournapeau wrote:
> Hi Lenard,
> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 5:05 AM, Lenard Lindstrom <len-l@telus.net> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I build the Pygame dependencies for Windows. With the next Pygame
>> release, 1.9.0, we would like to include Python 2.6 support. As you
>> already know, Pygame has NumPy bindings. Though NumPy is not required,
>> it is a useful addition. I understand NumPy is built with MinGW on
>> Windows, which I use to with Pygame and its dependencies. I know the
>> problems linking against msvcr90.dll. I am willing to offer what advice
>> I can to get NumPy up and running for Python 2.6.
> Thanks. I think I have covered most problems concerning python 2.6 and
> windows in the trunk (upcoming 1.3):
>  - linking against msvcr90.dll
>  - generating manifest for running code snippets (with mingw)
>  - fix some bugs with python 2.6 msvc support (in particular
> http://bugs.python.org/issue4702)
> You are welcome to test the trunk to see if that fixes everything. I
> don't think everything can be fixed for 1.2.2, because the changes are
> not all trivial (much revamp C99 math support, in particular).
> Unfortunately, I have been working on some formatting issues which
> were more difficult than previously thought, and it was time to go to
> sleep before I actually fixed the problem, so the trunk may be broken
> ATM. I will fix this now,

I have reverted the buggy changes, so the trunk should be usable again,
and contain all the fixes so far for mingw + python 2.6 support
(including mingw-w64).



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