[SciPy-user] Newbie issues in moving to SciPy

John A. Turner scipy-user@scipy.net
Wed, 24 Sep 2003 10:32:57 -0600

Fernando Perez wrote:

> Granted, I've only used it under X11, and I don't know if 'ported to 
> WinXXX' means ported to run with an X server there.  But perhaps Win 
> users can double check exactly how that works.

yes, it does require an X server on win32

the good news is that both Grace and XFree86 are now bundled with
Cygwin ("Cygwin - don't leave Unix without it", http://cygwin.com/)

even though XFree86 is certainly usable on win32, I must say I'm
partial to the non-free X server X-Win32 (http://www.starnet.com/)

-John A. Turner
  Los Alamos National Laboratory
  Continuum Dynamics Group (CCS-2)