[Numpy-discussion] "official" binaries on web page.

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Tue Oct 22 10:28:54 EDT 2013


On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 6:07 AM, Pauli Virtanen <pav at iki.fi> wrote:
> 22.10.2013 06:29, Chris Barker kirjoitti:
>> If you go to numpy.org, and try to figure out how to install numpy,
>> you are most likely to end up here:
>>
>> http://www.scipy.org/install.html
>>
>> where there is no mention of the binaries built by the numpy project
>> itself, either Windows or Mac.
>
> The links are there: http://www.scipy.org/install.html#custom

Boy! that's subtle -- I literally looked at least 3-4 times and didn't notice.

It seems a bit odd that they are under "custom", and kind of as a side note:

"projects’ sites may also offer official binary packages (e.g. numpy,
scipy library)"

and "may" -- this is the official site, and we don't _know_ if
binaries are provided?

Anyway, a lot of effort goes into those, it'd be nice for it to be
more prominent.

-Chris





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