[Numpy-discussion] RPMs out of date, have problems

Konrad Hinsen hinsen at cnrs-orleans.fr
Sat Jan 5 09:00:02 CST 2002


gvermeul at labs.polycnrs-gre.fr writes:

> Caveats:
> (1) renaming Numeric to python-numeric has as consequence that
> the header files go into .../include/python2.1/python-numeric
> instead of .../include/python2.1/Numeric. Personally I don't
> like it (being author of a package that builds on Numeric).

Me neither. But the fix is simple: take the distutils-generated spec
file, edit the package name, and put it into the tar ball. The added
advantage is that the binary RPM can be generated by rpm --rebuild
numpy_xxx.tar.gz.

Konrad.
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