[Bf-committers] numpy for 2.70
damonlorenbaker at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 18:43:24 CET 2014
could we use one of the builds of numpy from anaconda
https://store.continuum.io/cshop/anaconda/ I believe their free version (
the one you get by default if you install it using conda) isn't built
On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 9:48 AM, Martijn Berger <martijn.berger at gmail.com>wrote:
> I have tried compiling numpy but it seems you need either gcc/gfortran when
> building for mingw or intel's compiler when building for msvc build python.
> There is a version available online that works at:
> But there is also a problem. This version is build against the Intel's MKL
> (http://software.intel.com/en-us/intel-mkl) a non free but very high
> performance math library.
> For me the easiest solution would by bundling this version but we it seems
> we can not as that would constitute a GPL violation.
> It seems we have 3 options.
> - we don't bundle numpy on windows
> - we bundle this numpy and we might violate the GPL
> - we get a copy of Intel's Fortran compiler so we can build and maintain
> a version of numpy for use with blender that does not violate the GPL.
> I am not a layer and not a numpy specialist, any conclusions drawn above
> are the result of my best understanding of our situation
> On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 1:16 AM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com
> > A while ago it was agreed that blender would bundle numpy, with very
> > positive response from some script authors and general agreement,
> > See meeting minutes:
> > http://lists.blender.org/pipermail/bf-committers/2013-April/039809.html
> > Previous discussions on the topic:
> > http://lists.blender.org/pipermail/bf-committers/2012-April/036428.html
> > We setup scons and cmake to bundle numpy with Python, and now the 2.70
> > Linux build bundles numpy 1.80, but (unless I'm mistaken). OSX and
> > ms-windows still don't include numpy.
> > If there are no blocking issues - (we can't get numpy to compile for
> > I think its a reasonable target to have numpy bundled on all platforms
> > for 2.70, not just for Linux.
> > Added tracker tickets for this so this isn't overlooked.
> > https://developer.blender.org/T38791
> > https://developer.blender.org/T38792
> > Maintaining platform deps is often done by volunteers, so if you don't
> > have time for it, say so and someone else can try to fill in the gaps.
> > --
> > - Campbell
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