[Numpy-discussion] build outside C code with scons within numpy distutils

Zachary Pincus zachary.pincus@yale....
Sun May 25 20:58:44 CDT 2008


Thanks for the tips! This is very helpful.


>> Specifically, I have a package that uses numpy and numpy.distutils to
>> built itself. Unfortunately, there are some pure-C libraries that I
>> call using ctypes, and as these libraries are are not python
>> extensions, it is hard to get distutils to build them happily on all
>> platforms.
>
> You can take a look at the examples in numscons sources
> (sources/tests/ctypesext).
>
> In the setup.py, you call config.add_sconscript('SConstruct')
>
> And in the scons script, you do:
>
> from numscons import GetNumpyEnvironment
> env = GetNumpyEnvironment(ARGUMENTS)
>
> env.NumpyCtypes('foo', source = ['foo.c'])
>
> Note that although this has not changed since it existed, I do not
> guarantee API stability at this point.
>
> cheers,
>
> David
>
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