[Numpy-discussion] [Nipy-devel] Impossibility to build nipy on recent numpy?

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Thu Dec 10 07:29:47 CST 2009


On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 05:29:07PM +0530, David Cournapeau wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 5:13 PM, Gael Varoquaux
> <gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org> wrote:


> > Does anybody have a suggestion on how to cleanly solve the problem? I
> > fear I won't be the only one to have it.

> The clean solution is to tell the deb package maintainer to fix the
> packaging, and not to put numpy in /usr/include (at least, it should
> be in /usr/include/numpy-version, like python).

OK, so your point is that numpy headers should be retrieved via 
numpy.distutils only, right? We can probably make this argument, but it
is going to make the life of those who use other build chains hard.

Gaël


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