[Numpy-discussion] NumPy beta release plan

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 00:21:30 CDT 2006


Hi,

On 7/9/06, Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Christian Kristukat wrote:
> > Robert Kern <robert.kern <at> gmail.com> writes:
> >
> >> I believe that Debian recently changed its configuration to default to
> >> /usr/local (for good reason!). Perhaps that is causing what you see.
> >
> > I just found out that this is feature/bug of opensuse 10.1. I'm
> beginning to
> > like it but can you tell what you have to do to force it install to
> /usr/lib?


Suse does that, but so does python by default if you compile it from
scratch; Suse is just following the path of least resistence. I don't like
it much, I think distributions should leave /usr/local empty, but when you
compile your own stuff it should arguably end up in /usr/local by default.

Chuck
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