cant install from source on MSWindows

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Thu Aug 19 08:17:32 CEST 2004

Darren Dale wrote:
> I'm getting the old "need visual studio 6" error message. I have seen 
> advice to download the free compiler, I tried that and it didnt work. I 
> have an academic copy of, tried installing that, and still no 
> dice. Can somebody tell me how they have been able to get this working? 
> I would like to start contributing to my favorite plotting package, but 
> this is really tripping me up.

Reportedly, you also can build extensions with Cygwin.


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