[Numpy-discussion] Ctypes required? Fails to build.

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Wed Jul 2 17:06:04 CDT 2008

Hi James

2008/7/2 James Turner <jturner@gemini.edu>:
> I'm trying to build Python 2.5.1 on Solaris 9 with the Sun
> WorkShop 6 compiler, but it is failing to build the ctypes
> extension. Can anyone tell me whether NumPy 1.1 (or 1.04) can
> work without ctypes, please? What about SciPy 0.6? Maybe
> that's a silly question, but I can't see how to make it
> compile so I'm a bit stuck!

Neither NumPy nor SciPy requires ctypes, as far as I know.  The error
you see seems to be unrelated (sorry, I don't have a solution at


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