[Numpy-discussion] 64-bit windows numpy / scipy wheels for testing

Sturla Molden sturla.molden at gmail.com
Thu May 8 21:11:53 EDT 2014

On 09/05/14 02:51, Matthew Brett wrote:

> https://github.com/numpy/numpy/wiki/Window-versions
> Firefox crash reports now have about 1 percent of machines without
> SSE2.  I suspect that people running new installs of numpy will have
> slightly better machines on average than Firefox users, but it's only
> a guess.

Ok, so that is 1 % of Windows users.


> I wonder if we could add a CPU check on numpy import to give a polite
> 'install from the exe' message for people without SSE2.

Supporting Pentium II and Pentium III might not be the highest priority 
today. I would say just let the install fail and tell them to compile 
from source.


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