[SciPy-dev] building binary installers

Nathan Bell wnbell@gmail....
Sun Sep 14 14:20:14 CDT 2008

On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 1:38 AM, Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za> wrote:
> I am impressed by the organisation of your Google Code page; very
> professional!  Could you point me to an introductory paper on AMG and
> where it can be applied (maybe put it on the wiki -- along with
> references to your own papers, so that people who use your package can
> cite you)?

We're preparing a paper that introduces AMG to non-specialists and
describes what PyAMG can do.

There's a discussion of AMG towards the end of the "Multigrid Tutorial" slides:

> I don't have much advice for building on the different platforms -- I
> assume David will have more to say.  For SciPy, we create a virtual
> machine under VMPlayer which runs Windows XP or XP64, and then do all
> the compiling and building there.  That way, you can build on your
> private box, and if someone else needs to take over the
> responsibility, you just give them the VM image.

I'll give that a try.  From the Windows installation documentation[1]
it seems that Cygwin is the way to go.  Is that still true?

[1] http://www.scipy.org/Installing_SciPy/Windows

Nathan Bell wnbell@gmail.com

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