[MATRIX-SIG] compiling NumPy for Windows
Fri, 30 Jan 1998 13:19:43 -0800 (PST)
On Fri, 30 Jan 1998, Konrad Hinsen wrote:
> Fine, but some of my other modules don't, and I'd like to know why
> and what to do about it. My MMTK modules seem to have the same
> problem that Perry mentioned: Initialization of PyObject_HEAD_INIT()
> with a constant address is not accepted by the compiler. On the
> other hand, my netCDF module uses exactly the same method, and
> it works. Such problems don't increase my confidence in easy
> Windows installation...
Paul gave the fix for that, in all likelihood.
As far as easy windows installation, I do believe that the right solution
there is to ship binaries -- the WISE installer makes for a very simple
package to install from the user's perspective, and a lot of users
shouldn't need to own the compiler suite.
Here's a challenge: Write a PythonCOM program which when sent a .tar.gz
file via the web, opens DevStudio, creates a workspace, a package, adds
all the appropriate files, runs a compile, opens WISE, creates an
installer, compiles it, and ships back to the person who provided the
.tar.gz a simple executable. Or maybe not. =)
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