[Numpy-discussion] numpy via easy_install on windows

Jon Wright wright@esrf...
Thu Mar 12 06:08:06 CDT 2009

David Cournapeau wrote:
> Hi Jon,
> Jon Wright wrote:
>> Hello,
>> If I do:
>> C:\> easy_install numpy
>> ... on a windows box, it attempts to do a source download and build, 
>> which typically doesn't work. If however I use:
>> C:\> easy_install numpy==1.0.4
>> ... then the magic works just fine. Any chance of a more recent 
>> bdist_egg being made available for windows?
> Is there a reason why you would not just use the binary installer ?

I'd like to have numpy as a dependency being pulled into a virtualenv 
automatically. Is that possible with the binary installer?



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