[Numpy-discussion] Specifying compiler command line options for numpy.disutils.core

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Fri Jun 15 14:32:44 EDT 2007

David Cournapeau wrote:
> The problem is (at least for me, who just go 
> through the pain for windows users :) ) that VS2003 is not available 
> anymore for free...

while MS isn't distributing it, there area lot of copies floating 
around, and I don't think it's illegal to distribute them (anyone know 

However, I found that it's a pain to set up distutils to use the free 
version -- at least with python2.5, using MinGW is much easier.


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