[Numpy-discussion] Instructions on building from source

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Jul 23 17:02:02 CDT 2008


On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 16:56, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> Howdy,
>
> I was just trying to explain to a new user how to build numpy from
> source on ubuntu and I realized that there's not much info on this
> front in the source tree.  Scipy has a nice INSTALL.txt that even
> lists the names of the debian/ubuntu packages needed for the build
> (which can be a useful guide on other distros).  Should we have a
> stripped-down copy of this doc somewhere in the top-level directory of
> numpy?

Yes.

> It's also disconcerting for a new user that there's no visible
> documentation directory at the top, perhaps listing the existence of
> numpy/doc in the readme could help.

Yes. I'm not sure why they're in numpy/doc/ to begin with.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco


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