[Numpy-discussion] Refactor fork uses the ./configure, make, make install process.

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Tue Dec 7 18:45:38 CST 2010


On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com>wrote:

>
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> On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 2:57 AM, Charles R Harris <
> charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Jason McCampbell <
>> jmccampbell@enthought.com> wrote:
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>>> Sorry for the late reply... I missed this thread.  Thanks to Ilan for
>>> pointing it out.  A variety of comments below...
>>>
>>> On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 10:20 AM, Charles R Harris<
>>> charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Just wondering if this is temporary or the intention is to change the
>>>> build process? I also note that the *.h files in libndarray are not complete
>>>> and a *lot* of trailing whitespace has crept into the files.
>>>
>>>
>>> For the purposes of our immediate project the intent is to use autoconf
>>> since it's widely available and makes building this part Python-independent
>>> and easier than working it into both distutils and numscons.  Going forward
>>> it's certainly open to discussion.
>>>
>>>
>> Yes, maintaining multiple build systems is a hassle. I'm wondering if we
>> shouldn't remove the scons stuff and stick with distutils until we
>> definitely decide there is a better way.
>>
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> Why would you want to remove scons before we settle on a final new way of
> doing things? It's not that much effort to maintain as far as I'm aware, and
> more useful (at least to me) than distutils. I don't see a reason not to
> keep it until we have something that's actually better (hopefully bento).
>
>
Actually, I was waiting to see if you liked scons ;) I don't use it myself
but I was wondering if you used it for the releases. I agree it will be
interesting to see what David comes up with, I think at the moment he likes
waf as a build system to use with bento.

Chuck
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