[Numpy-discussion] numpy.distutils bug, fix, comments?
Sat Mar 8 16:35:00 CST 2008
On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 4:10 PM, Matthew Brett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I think I found a bug in numpy/distutils/ccompiler.py - and wanted to
> check that no-one has any objections before I fix it.
> These lines (390ff distutils.ccompiler.py)
> for _cc in ['msvc', 'bcpp', 'cygwinc', 'emxc', 'unixc']:
> _m = sys.modules.get('distutils.'+_cc+'compiler')
> if _m is not None:
> setattr(getattr(_m, _cc+'compiler'), 'gen_lib_options',
> occasionally cause an error with message of form module has no
> attribute 'unixccompiler'.
> As far as I can see, the line beginning '_m' can only return None, or,
> in my case, the
> distutils.unixccompiler module. Then the getattr phrase will request
> an attribute 'unixccompiler' from the distutils.unixccompiler module,
> causing an error.
> I'm suggesting changing the relevant line to:
> setattr(_m, 'gen_lib_options',
> Any objections? If not I'll commit soon...
I believe you are correct.
"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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