[Numpy-discussion] numpy install script changes permissions?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Fri Sep 25 11:09:02 CDT 2009


On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 9:59 AM, Chris Colbert <sccolbert@gmail.com> wrote:

> for numpy and scipy, only the tests have executable permissions. It's
> as if the tests were specifically targeted and had their permissions
> changed.
>
> And these are the only two python packages i've built from source and
> installed in this manner, other i've gotten via easy_install, or in
> the case of the enthought tool suite, I have as an svn install in my
> home folder. The ETS install doesnt have these problems, but many of
> the easy_installed packages are marked as executable, though they
> could have come that way from the source....
>
> Chris
>
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 10:37 AM, Mark Sienkiewicz <sienkiew@stsci.edu>
> wrote:
> >
> >> In the source build folder, all numpy test scripts have the correct
> >> permissions and are not marked as executable,
> >>
> >> but in the install directory
> >> (/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/numpy/), the test test scripts
> >> have completely different permissions, and are all marked as
> >> executable. Thus, nose wont run the tests.
> >>
> >
> > It works ok for me with python 2.5.1 on a mac and python 2.6.1 on
> > linux.  That doesn't help you, but it may be a clue at some point.
> >
> > Is it only the test scripts that are executable, or is it everything
> > that gets installed?
> >
> > Does it affect packages other than numpy / scipy?  If so, we can suspect
> > distutils and/or ubuntu, rather than numpy.
> >
> > Mark S.
> >
>

What do the permissions look like in the source? In the build directory?
What happens if you just copy a test script into the directory?

Chuck
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