[Numpy-discussion] Current SVN segfaults under VC7
tim.hochberg at cox.net
Thu Mar 23 08:03:07 CST 2006
Fernando Perez wrote:
> Tim Hochberg wrote:
>> This did fix things...eventually. I removed the build directory and
>> rebuilt. Numpy still bombed the interpreter, although in a new and
>> less exciting way. I then did a clean checkout from svn and rebuilt.
>> Same thing. Then I manally removed numpy from site-packages and
>> reinstalled at which points things worked and all tests passed.
>> So in addition to needing to remove the build directory, it appears
>> that something was hanging out in the destination directory that did
>> not get overwritten and caused problems.
>> Perhaps this description will help the next person who runs into
>> this, but probably not.
> Well, the script that I posted does precisely all of this in a
> mindless fashion,
So it does. I should have looked at that more closely.
> which is why I find it useful. You may want to give it a try (it's
> trivial, but it just ensures you don't forget these steps and end up
> wasting any time chasing the problem).
Well, I'd probably have to rewrite it to get it work under windows. I
may do that, although 'rm -rf' always scares me (even though it looks
pretty safe here). Still, it would be nice if 'setup.py clean' and
'setup.py install' did this automagically.
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