[Numpy-discussion] Is this a bug in numpy.distutils ?

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Tue Aug 4 06:13:59 CDT 2009


Dave wrote:
> David Cournapeau <david <at> ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> writes:
>
>   
>> Dave wrote:
>>     
>>> Dave <dave.hirschfeld <at> gmail.com> writes:
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> Work's for me.
>>>>
>>>> -Dave
>>>>
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> Except now when trying to compile the latest scipy I get the following 
>>>       
> error:
>   
>>>   
>>>       
>> Was numpy installed from a bdist_wininst installer, or did you use the
>> install method directly ?
>>
>> David
>>
>>     
>
> Numpy was installed with the bdist_wininst installer.
>
> In case it's relevant the installer seemed to create 2 egg-info files:
> numpy-1.4.0.dev7277-py2.5.egg-info
> numpy-1.4.0.dev7280-py2.5.egg-info
>
> Deleting the numpy directory and the egg-info files and re-installing from the
> bdist_wininst installer gave the same result (with the above 2 egg-info files)
>
> Installing numpy with python setup.py install seemed to work (at least the
> npymath.ini file was now in the numpy\core\lib\npy-pkg-config folder)
>   

I think I understand the problem. Unfortunately, that's looks tricky to
solve... I hate distutils.

David


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