[SciPy-user] Problems compiling SciPy in Cygwin
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Fri Jan 6 16:19:13 CST 2006
Travis Oliphant wrote:
> 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..
Except that xplt is off by default in scipy (it's only in the sandbox), so
hopefully less problems will arise.
Still, the --compiler=cygwin nugget is a good one for win32 users.
More information about the SciPy-user