[Numpy-discussion] .debs of numpy-0.9.8 available for Ubuntu Dapper

Pau Gargallo pau.gargallo at gmail.com
Thu Jun 8 04:51:05 CDT 2006


On 6/8/06, Andrew Straw <strawman at astraw.com> wrote:
> I've put together some .debs for numpy-0.9.8. There are binaries
> compiled for amd64 and i386 architectures of Ubuntu Dapper, and I
> suspect these will build from source for just about any Debian-based
> distro and architecture.
>
> The URL is http://sefton.astraw.com/ubuntu/dapper and you would add the
> following lines to your /etc/apt/sources.list:
> deb http://sefton.astraw.com/ubuntu/ dapper/
> deb-src http://sefton.astraw.com/ubuntu/ dapper/
>
> Although this is the culmination of my first serious attempt Debianizing
> something, I've attempted to build these "properly" (using inspiration
> from Matthias Klose's Numeric and numarray packages for Debian and
> Ubuntu, although I've updated the build system to use CDBS).
>
> The numpy source has a build dependency on setuptools (0.6b2), which is
> also available at the repository. Numpy doesn't get installed as an
> .egg, but it carries along .egg-info, which means that numpy can be part
> of a setuptools dependency specification. This was done using the
> --single-version-externally-managed command for setuptools.
>
> I'm building this repository to serve some of my needs at work, and I
> hope to add recent versions of several other projects including
> matplotlib and scipy in the coming days. I hope to be able to keep the
> repository up-to-date over time and to respond to bug reports and
> questions, although the amount of time I have to devote to this sort of
> stuff is unfortunately often near zero.
>
> If I get some positive feedback, I'm likely to add this to the scipy.org
> download page. Also, I hope the official Debian and Ubuntu distros pick
> up numpy soon, and perhaps this will speed them along.
>

cool, debian packages will be great, thanks!!

is your effort somehow related to
http://packages.debian.org/experimental/python/python2.3-numpy
?

it is a bit out of date, but already in experimental.

cheers,
pau




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