[SciPy-user] Building on Windows with the Intel VisualFortranCompiler

Albert Strasheim fullung at gmail.com
Sat Aug 5 20:45:54 CDT 2006

Hello all

> -----Original Message-----
> From: scipy-user-bounces at scipy.org [mailto:scipy-user-bounces at scipy.org]
> On Behalf Of Albert Strasheim
> Sent: 06 August 2006 03:34
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> Subject: Re: [SciPy-user] Building on Windows with the Intel
> VisualFortranCompiler
> I think intel.py is simply wrong. It does:
>     ar_exe = 'lib.exe'
>     fc_exe = 'ifl'
>     if sys.platform=='win32':
>         from distutils.msvccompiler import MSVCCompiler
>         ar_exe = MSVCCompiler().lib
> ar_exe is set already, so why go look for a value for it in the
> MSVCCompiler instance?

Removing the code mentioned above seemed to fix the problem. Filed NumPy
ticket #234 for this one.


Unfortunately, it seems the special/cephes/const.c code contains some
constructs that MSVC doesn't accept. I reported these here some months ago:




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