[Numpy-discussion] Replacement for numpy.distutils.config.try_run

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Jan 9 02:37:02 CST 2009


On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 02:31, Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za> wrote:
> 2009/1/9 David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp>:
>>> What do you suggest as workarounds?
>>
>> What about not using tests which need to run on the target platform :)
>
> Let me simplify the question.  How do you detect the version of the
> local Fortran compiler without executing the compiler?

try_run() is not the right thing to call for such a purpose. Use
FCompiler.get_version().

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Robert Kern

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though it had an underlying truth."
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