[Numpy-discussion] Compiling for free on Windows32

Thomas Heller theller@ctypes....
Wed Apr 15 12:48:27 CDT 2009

Fadhley Salim schrieb:
> So what is the official way to compile Numpy 1.3.0 for Python 2.4.x?
> If Visual Studio 2003 will not compile it and nothing else is
> intended to work, then surely nothing will work? That cannot be
> right.
> PS. Perhaps there is another way to do it... compiling for me is just
> a means to an end. We are users of Numpy not developers of Numpy.
> What I want most of all to just be able to pick up a .egg file for
> Numpy & Scipy pre-built for Win32 by somebody else. Even better if it
> were an official or quasi-official distribution of the product. Does
> anybody know if I can just download and use Numpy + Scipy in
> pre-compiled in egg form?

What I've heard is that easy_install can install from bdist_wininst installers,
I guess it converts them into egg format.  Is that what you want?


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