[Numpy-discussion] MKL Path error on Cygwin after installing on windows.

David Cournapeau david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Tue Jun 23 04:48:51 EDT 2009

Sandeep Devadas wrote:
> Hi David,
>   On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 7:03 PM, David Cournapeau
> <david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp <mailto:david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp>>
> wrote:
>     Hi Sandeep,
>     Sandeep Devadas wrote:
>     > Hello There,
>     >                 My name is Sandeep Devadas and im trying to install
>     > numpy for python on Cygwins latest version(1.5.xx) on Windows XP.I'm
>     > getting an error message when I follow the instructions given at
>     > http://www.scipy.org/Installing_SciPy/Windows
>     You can't build a native numpy for windows on cygwin. You need to
>     build
>     from cmd.exe and a native python (from python.org
>     <http://python.org/>). Note also that
>     building numpy with the MKL is relatively complex - we may not be able
>     to help you to do it completely.
> I need to build numpy for python interpreter on cygwin.

You can build numpy for cygwin, but not with the MKL. Numpy has no
prerequisite, just a C compiler (gcc from cygwin).



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