[Numpy-discussion] nosetests and permissions

Chris Colbert sccolbert@gmail....
Thu Aug 20 16:06:28 CDT 2009


the issue is that the files are executable. I have no idea why they
are set that way either. This is numpy 1.3.0 built from source.

the default install location for setup.py install is the local
dist-packages. So that's where it is.



On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Keith Goodman<kwgoodman@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Chris Colbert<sccolbert@gmail.com> wrote:
>> when I build numpy from source via:
>>
>> python setup.py build
>> sudo python setup.py install
>>
>>
>> the nosetests fail because of permissions:
>>
>> In [5]: np.test()
>> Running unit tests for numpy
>> NumPy version 1.3.0
>> NumPy is installed in /usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/numpy
>> Python version 2.6.2 (release26-maint, Apr 19 2009, 01:58:18) [GCC 4.3.3]
>> nose version 0.10.4
>>
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Ran 0 tests in 0.007s
>>
>> OK
>> Out[5]: <nose.result.TextTestResult run=0 errors=0 failures=0>
>>
>>
>> The problem I'm running into is I can't do a blanket chmod 664 *.py on
>> the numpy directory because that breaks things. And since I don't
>> which files are nosetests, it's very difficult to change by hand.
>>
>> Is there a workaround for this, or would it more appropriate for the
>> numpy build script to set the permissions of the test file
>> accordingly?
>
> Works for me. But my numpy is in the site-packages directory. Did you
> move it to dist-packages?
>
>>> np.test()
> Running unit tests for numpy
> NumPy version 1.3.0
> NumPy is installed in /usr/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages/numpy
> Python version 2.6.2 (release26-maint, Apr 19 2009, 01:58:18) [GCC 4.3.3]
> nose version 0.11.1
> [snip]
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Ran 2030 tests in 5.033s
>
> OK (KNOWNFAIL=1, SKIP=11)
>   <nose.result.TextTestResult run=2030 errors=0 failures=0>
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