[Numpy-discussion] 1.3.0 release notes erratum

Zachary Pincus zachary.pincus@yale....
Mon Apr 6 08:18:58 CDT 2009


Hi David,

Thanks again for bundling in the architecture-specification flag into  
the numpy superpack installers: being able to choose sse vs. nosse  
installs is really helpful to me, and from what I hear, many others as  
well!

Anyhow, I just noticed (sorry I didn't see this before the release) a  
minor erratum in the release note wrt this feature, which reads:
> Automatic arch detection can now be bypassed from the command line  
> for the superpack installed:
>
>         numpy-1.3.0-superpack-win32.exe /arch=nosse
>
> will install a numpy which works on any x86, even if the running  
> computer
> supports SSE set.
>

However, the actual command-line should be:
numpy-1.3.0-superpack-win32.exe /arch nosse

Probably anyone advanced enough to use this feature would figure that  
out, but no harm being clear...

Thanks,
Zach


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