[SciPy-user] can't import scipy.interpolate

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 14:51:24 CDT 2006

Gary wrote:

> OK, so I got rid of all my build directories, and my numpy and scipy 
> directories, and tried to rebuild from svn (for no particular reason, 
> but I've done it easily in the past).  Numpy went fine, but scipy did 
> this:  (I don't want to waste people's time on this ... if it's 
> something peculiar to me, and hard to track down, I'll just go back to 
> the official released binary installer.)
> C:\Documents and Settings\Gary\My 
> Documents\python\scipy\svn_scipy>python setup.
> py config --compiler=mingw32 build --compiler=mingw32 bdist_wininst

The --compiler=mingw32 options go on build_clib and build_ext, not build. I
think it should work if it is just set on config, but I've always done the
following out of paranoia:

python build_src build_clib --compiler=mingw32 build_ext --compiler=mingw32

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
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