[Numpy-discussion] Time for beta1 of NumPy 1.0

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sat Jul 1 14:44:57 CDT 2006


Albert Strasheim wrote:
> I'd like to take a stab at doing something with SCons in a few weeks' time.
> Does anybody want to brainstorm on some ideas for what is needed from a
> better build system for NumPy? Maybe a wiki page?

I strongly believe that we need to be using whatever build system is the 
standard for Python packages. I'm happy to see distutils go away in favor of 
something better, but that "something better" needs to be actively promoted as 
*the* replacement for distutils for *all* Python packages, not just numpy.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco





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