[Numpy-discussion] Inquiry Regarding F2PY Windows Content

Andrew Hawryluk HAWRYLA at novachem.com
Wed Jun 10 12:22:16 EDT 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: numpy-discussion-bounces at scipy.org [mailto:numpy-discussion-
> bounces at scipy.org] On Behalf Of David Cournapeau
> Sent: 9 Jun 2009 8:43 PM
> To: Discussion of Numerical Python
> Subject: Re: [Numpy-discussion] Inquiry Regarding F2PY Windows Content
> Carl, Andrew F (AS) wrote:
> >
> > Would it be a reasonable request, that the "F2PY Windows" web page
> > contain known combinations of version numbers for Python, Numpy and
> > Gfortran verified to play nice? Some references as to queried
> compiler
> > system environmental variables would be useful also.
> >
> I have added some numpy.distutils support for gfortran on windows, but
> Windows + gfortran  + numpy is unlikely to work well unless you build
> numpy by yourself with gfortran. I have actually been considering a
> move to gfortran for windows builds, but I would prefer waiting mingw
> to officially support for gcc 4.* series.

I was able to get gfortran working on Windows just a few weeks ago. The
only problem I had was that I needed Python >= 2.5.3 before it would
work. See issue #2234 in


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