ASKSAGE: Sage Q&A Forum - Individual question feedhttp://ask.sagemath.org/questions/Q&A Forum for SageenCopyright Sage, 2010. Some rights reserved under creative commons license.Sun, 26 May 2013 20:53:54 -0500Sage 5.9 natively on Windowshttp://ask.sagemath.org/question/10148/sage-59-natively-on-windows/Sage 5.9 should compile natively on Windows (with Cygwin), but I am still having problems, even with rebasing (http://trac.sagemath.org/sage_trac/wiki/CygwinPort). Are there any plans to provide binaries for Windows+Cygwin? Is there a technical reason why the download page recommends using the virtual machine instead (which I suppose is slower, isn't it?)?
Thanks!
MichaelThu, 23 May 2013 20:15:11 -0500http://ask.sagemath.org/question/10148/sage-59-natively-on-windows/Comment by kcrisman for <p>Sage 5.9 should compile natively on Windows (with Cygwin), but I am still having problems, even with rebasing (<a href="http://trac.sagemath.org/sage_trac/wiki/CygwinPort">http://trac.sagemath.org/sage_trac/wi...</a>). Are there any plans to provide binaries for Windows+Cygwin? Is there a technical reason why the download page recommends using the virtual machine instead (which I suppose is slower, isn't it?)?</p>
<p>Thanks!
Michael</p>
http://ask.sagemath.org/question/10148/sage-59-natively-on-windows/?comment=17648#post-id-17648By the way, we'd love to hear what your problems are (beyond rebasing) at [Trac 6743](http://trac.sagemath.org/sage_trac/ticket/6743), which though closed has not been "officially" merged in Sage yet. It's conceivable there is something which was missed.Fri, 24 May 2013 04:34:38 -0500http://ask.sagemath.org/question/10148/sage-59-natively-on-windows/?comment=17648#post-id-17648Answer by tmonteil for <p>Sage 5.9 should compile natively on Windows (with Cygwin), but I am still having problems, even with rebasing (<a href="http://trac.sagemath.org/sage_trac/wiki/CygwinPort">http://trac.sagemath.org/sage_trac/wi...</a>). Are there any plans to provide binaries for Windows+Cygwin? Is there a technical reason why the download page recommends using the virtual machine instead (which I suppose is slower, isn't it?)?</p>
<p>Thanks!
Michael</p>
http://ask.sagemath.org/question/10148/sage-59-natively-on-windows/?answer=14966#post-id-14966Sage for cygwin is not officially out, there are some binaries [here](http://boxen.math.washington.edu/home/jpflori/dist/), but nobody claims it actually works, so use at your own risks.
That said, if you want to run Sage in a faster way than with virtualbox, you can use the [Puppy Live CD](http://sagemath.org/download-livecd.html) (running Sage 5.3) or burn a [Sage Debian Live USB key](http://sagedebianlive.metelu.net/) (running Sage 5.9).
Any feedback is welcome.
Fri, 24 May 2013 01:27:35 -0500http://ask.sagemath.org/question/10148/sage-59-natively-on-windows/?answer=14966#post-id-14966Comment by mired for <p>Sage for cygwin is not officially out, there are some binaries <a href="http://boxen.math.washington.edu/home/jpflori/dist/">here</a>, but nobody claims it actually works, so use at your own risks.</p>
<p>That said, if you want to run Sage in a faster way than with virtualbox, you can use the <a href="http://sagemath.org/download-livecd.html">Puppy Live CD</a> (running Sage 5.3) or burn a <a href="http://sagedebianlive.metelu.net/">Sage Debian Live USB key</a> (running Sage 5.9).</p>
<p>Any feedback is welcome.</p>
http://ask.sagemath.org/question/10148/sage-59-natively-on-windows/?comment=17641#post-id-17641Thanks a lot for these binaries! They work amazingly well.
I also ran the Benchmarks described on http://www.sagemath.org/tour-benchmarks.html . Result: Mathematica 9 wins in 7 of 10 tests, most of them rather clearly. So I suppose there is some room for improvement for the windows port.Sun, 26 May 2013 20:53:54 -0500http://ask.sagemath.org/question/10148/sage-59-natively-on-windows/?comment=17641#post-id-17641