[Numpy-discussion] For review: first milestone of scons support in numpy

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Oct 11 12:36:07 CDT 2007


Pearu Peterson wrote:
> David Cournapeau wrote:
>> Pearu Peterson wrote:
>>> I think this is good.
>>> Does scons require python-dev? If not then this will solve one of the
>>> frequent issues that new users may experience: not installed distutils.
>> Isn't distutils included in python library ?
> 
> Not always. For example, in debian one has to install python-dev 
> separately from python.

You'd still need python-dev(el) for the headers if not distutils.

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