[Bf-committers] numpy for 2.70
codemanx at gmx.de
Mon Feb 24 19:36:59 CET 2014
They charge for MKL, so the free version should definately not use /
Direct download links for Anaconda Windows builds:
I checked the content in 7zip and it seems to contain py2.7 builds only?
Or is it compatible with py3.3?
Am 24.02.2014 18:43, schrieb dbaker at citytech.cuny.edu:
> 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
> against MKL.
> 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:
>>> Previous discussions on the topic:
>>> 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.
>>> 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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