[Numpy-discussion] scipy.scons branch: building numpy and scipy with scons
Tue Dec 4 13:36:06 CST 2007
On Dec 4, 2007 12:27 PM, Robert Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
> user-friendly. Another option is to have our Fortran compiler "knowledge-base"
> separable from the rest of the package. scons could try to import them from,
> say, numpy_fcompilers first and then look inside numpy.distutils if
> numpy_fcompilers is not found. That way, a user could download a fresh
> "knowledge-base" into their source tree (and possibly tweak it) without the
> burden of installing a new numpy.
Is this something that really needs to be a code package? Why can't
this knowledge (or at least the easily overridable part of it) be
packaged in one or more .conf/.ini plaintext files? In that way,
users could easily grab new data files or tweak the builtin ones, and
at build time say
setup.py install --compiler_conf=~/my_tweaked.conf
Is that impossible/unreasonable for some reason?
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