[SciPy-user] Problems compiling SciPy in Cygwin

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Fri Jan 6 16:01:43 CST 2006

Crider, Joseph A wrote:

>After some more digging through documentation on Python.org and
>experimentation, I think I may have come up with a satisfactory answer
>for my needs at least.  I had been just using the command
>	python setup.py build
>to build SciPy.  Changing the command to
>	python setup.py build --compiler=cygwin
>resulted in an error similar to that below in the xplt module.  Since I
>don't plan to use xplt, I placed that in the list ignore_packages in
>setup.py and got a successful build.
Thanks for reporting your solution.   I'm pretty sure this is with SciPy 
0.3.2 and Numeric as a base.

The new SciPy 0.4.X  requires NumPy as a base.  But, similar 
instructions are probably in order there as well..


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