On 22 September 2016 at 04:47, eryk sun <eryk...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 10:35 PM, Oscar Benjamin
> <oscar.j.benja...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would have given the same advice a year or so ago. It's worth noting
>> though that the situation with pip, wheel etc has improved significantly
>> recently. It's now straightforward to pip install Numpy, scipy, matplotlib
>> and many others on Windows, OSX and Linux. Try it!
>
> There are NumPy and Matplotlib wheels for Windows on PyPI, but not for
> SciPy. Building SciPy from source on Windows is not straightforward.
> If you try to build with just VS 2015 installed, it fails because the
> required LAPACK/BLAS libs aren't available, and there's no Fortran
> compiler (Intel MKL is not free). For Windows users, I recommend
> downloading the wheels for NumPy and SciPy from Gohlke's site -- or
> just use a batteries-included distro as Alan recommended.

Oh yes I forgot about that. So all combinations except Windows+scipy
are now working. I thought the mingwpy project would have solved this
by now but it looks to be stalled.

-- 
Oscar
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