[Python-Dev] Status of C compilers for Python on Windows

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Sat Oct 11 01:45:11 CEST 2014

On 10/10/2014 03:36 PM, Tres Seaver wrote:
> On 10/10/2014 05:26 AM, Larry Hastings wrote:
>> IMO the benefit from supporting other compilers on Windows is
>> negligible
> Did you miss the OP's point that OpenBLAS cannot be compiled with MSVC,
> raising the priority of mingw-buildable extensions for numerical work?

CPython doesn't require OpenBLAS.  Not that I am not receptive to the 
needs of the numeric community... but, on the other hand, who in the 
hell releases a library with Windows support that doesn't work with MSVC?!

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