[Numpy-discussion] Compiling for free on Windows32

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Thu Apr 16 23:45:43 CDT 2009


On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 1:38 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 23:37, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 4:23 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I think it will try to collect all of the possibilities by looking at
>>> PyPI and the download link, then decide on the best one. But it could
>>> be that if there are files on PyPI, it will only consider those. I
>>> don't know.
>>
>> I ended up pushing the binary on pypi, and it looks like it is
>> working, easy_install can retrieve it. At least from the output,
>> easy_install looks on both pypi and sourceforge, but it picks up the
>> binary on Pypi (the superpack installer is explicitly named such as to
>> be incompatible with easy_install to avoid weird errors).
>
> Great. Thanks!

You're welcome.

Since I am not an egg user myself, I wonder whether it would be useful
to make numpy zip-safe ? Can it be done without numpy relying on
setuptools, or do we have to use setuptools for pkg_resources (maybe
pkg_resources can be used without using the whole setuptools machinery
?)

cheers,

David


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