NumPy, SciPy, universal builds, and default fortran compiler for scientific ports

Joshua Root jmr at
Thu Jun 17 12:24:20 PDT 2010

On 2010-6-18 05:12 , Adam Mercer wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 10:48, Joshua Root <jmr at> wrote:
>> I don't know why anyone would need a universal scipy or numpy. Do they
>> have any dependents that only build for a particular arch? It might be
>> best to just mark all the dependents as non-universal too.
> I agree, but I think one problem is that NumPy uses the same compiler
> flags as were used to build Python (at least that used to be the
> case), so if Python was built universally so was NumPy - not sure if
> this is still the case...

It shouldn't be after the changes from #24802.

- Josh

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