[Numpy-discussion] f2py : NotImplementedError: Only MS compiler supported with gfortran on win64

Jim Vickroy Jim.Vickroy at noaa.gov
Fri Sep 9 10:22:33 EDT 2011

On 9/8/2011 10:44 AM, "V. Armando Solé" wrote:
> On 08/09/2011 16:16, Jim Vickroy wrote:
>> On 9/8/2011 6:09 AM, "V. Armando Solé" wrote:
>>> Have you tried to install Visual Studio 2008 Express edition (plus the
>>> windows SDK to be able to compile 64 bit code)?
>>> Armando
>> Armando, "Visual Studio 2008 Professional" is installed on the computer
>> as well as "Intel Visual Fortran Composer XE 2011".
>> f2py was not finding the Intel compiler (f2py -c --help-fcompiler) so I
>> tried gfortran.
>> The "Win64" reference, in the Exception, is puzzling to me since this is
>> a 32-bit computer.
> Oh! I totally misunderstood the situation. I thought the problem was the
> missing compiler.
> All what I do with python and the intel fortran compiler is to compile
> numpy. Just in case it helps you, I set my environment from the console
> by running a bat file with the following content (I am on 64 bit but you
> could easily tailor it to your needs):
> "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0\Setup\WindowsSdkVer.exe"
> -version:v7.0
> call "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio
> 9.0\VC\bin\vcvars64.bat"
> call "C:\Program Files
> (x86)\Intel\ComposerXE-2011\bin\ipsxe-comp-vars.bat" intel64 vs2008shell
> rem call "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio
> 9.0\VC\bin\vcvars64"
> rem call "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0\Bin\setenv.cmd"
> /x64 /Release
> set PATH=C:\Python27;C:\Python27\Scripts;%PATH%
> set PATH="C:\Program Files
> (x86)\Intel\ComposerXE-2011\redist\intel64\mkl";"C:\Program Files
> (x86)\Intel\ComposerXE-2011\mkl\lib\intel64";%PATH%
> Perhaps that helps you to set a working environment. All what I can tell
> you is that with that environment, if I run "python f2py.py -c
> --help-fcompiler" it finds the intel compiler.
> Good luck,
> Armando

Thanks for the suggestion.  So far I have not been able to modify the 
above for use on my 32-bit machine such that ifort is found by f2py.

 From the f2py documentation, I assumed this was going to be rather 
straightforward, but it is not.

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