[Numpy-discussion] fold distutils back into Python distro?
oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Wed Mar 1 16:14:03 CST 2006
skip at pobox.com wrote:
>As I understand it, numpy (or maybe it's scipy) has its own fork of
>distutils. What would it take to fold it back into the main distribution?
I guess a PEP that nobody has been willing to write. I suspect that not
all of the numpy extensions are going to be seen as necessary by the
Python people, and I don't know of anybody that's been willing to try
and wrestle with that legwork.
And just for clarification. As far as I understand it, it's not
technically a fork of distutils. It is based on distutils but just
extends it in many ways (i.e. new subclasses that extend from the
Pearu is the expert on it, however.
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