[Numpy-discussion] Re: [SciPy-user] Where do I put site.cfg? What should it contain? Can I build w/o atlas?
oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Wed Feb 15 13:22:18 CST 2006
Robert Kern wrote:
>skip at pobox.com wrote:
>>I'm trying to build numpy an svn sandbox (just updated a couple minutes
>>ago). If I grub around in numpy/distutils/system_info.py it says something
>>about creating a site.cfg file with (for example) information about locating
>>atlas. It says nothing about where this file belongs.
>Sure it does. "The file 'site.cfg' in the same directory as this module is read
>for configuration options." I think it's a really bad place for it to be, but
>that is the state of affairs right now.
So, in particular, does this mean that it is read from (relative to the
location of the main setup.py file)
Yes, that is a bad place. We need some suggestions as to where
site.cfg should be read from.
I think you can set the environment variable ATLAS to 'None' and it will
ignore ATLAS... I believe this is true of any of the configuration
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