[Numpy-discussion] 64bit infrastructure
chris.barker at noaa.gov
Mon Aug 20 19:15:21 EDT 2012
On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 3:51 PM, Travis Oliphant <travis at continuum.io> wrote:
> I'm actually not sure, why. I think the issue is making sure that the release manager can actually "build" NumPy without having to buy a particular compiler.
The MS Express editions, while not open source, are free-to-use, and work fine.
Not sure what what do about Fortran, though, but that's a scipy, not a
numpy issue, yes?
> But, I would rather have official builds of NumPy for all platforms with a compiler paid for by a NumPy-sponsor than not have them.
> On Aug 20, 2012, at 5:28 PM, Chris Barker wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 11:39 AM, Ralf Gommers > The problem is that,
>> unlike 32-bit builds, they can't be made with open
>>> source compilers on Windows. So unless we're okay with that,
>> Why does it have to be built with open-source compilers? we're
>> building against the python.org python, yes? Which is built with the
>> MS compiler -- so why the insistance on open-source?
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