installing matplotlib with numpy and scipy for Python in Cygwin

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Wed Sep 3 15:56:09 CEST 2008

Anish Chapagain schrieb:
> On Sep 3, 12:39 pm, Uwe Schmitt <rocksportroc... at>
> wrote:
>> On 3 Sep., 11:42, "chapagainanish" <chapagainan... at> wrote:
>>> Hi!!
>>> I'm having installation problem for installing numpy and scipy in
>>> Cygwin for Python, and am obstruct in madway for project, i followed
>>> guidelines but there's few error thrown as
>>>         failed..with exit status 1
>>> please if someone has installed these module help me
>>> thank's and regard's
>>> Anish
>> may help you.
>> Do you really want a cygwin based installation ?
>> You could download enthoughts python edition which
>> includes lots of math stuff.
>> Greetings, Uwe
> Hi,
> thank's i'm looking through the link
> and am in need of using matplotlib and to run few system call, so i
> installed cygwin baically for system call in linux/unix and matplotlib
> for GUI(graph,chart) but matplotlib is not getting installed in
> cygwin..

What are "system calls"? You *have* windows, so in the end you can do 
everything with "normal" python. And I presume that your codebase is by 
far smaller that matplotlibs, so adapting your source is easier than 


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