[Numpy-discussion] Compilation problems npy_float64

Pauli Virtanen pav at iki.fi
Thu Nov 5 15:07:51 EST 2015

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 16:26:18 +0000, Johan kirjoitti:
> Hello, I searched the forum, but couldn't find a post related to my
> problem.  I am installing scipy via pip in cygwin environment
>     /usr/include/math.h:263:15: note: previous declaration ‘double
> infinity()’
>      extern double infinity _PARAMS((void));
>                    ^

This looks like some Cygwin weirdness --- a variable called
"infinity" is apparently there declared by math.h, and thus
a reserved name.

This was fixed by (but not for this reason)
so you may have better luck with the dev version.

Pauli Virtanen

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