[Numpy-discussion] numscons and Python 2.7 problems
Mon Jun 28 08:37:06 CDT 2010
On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Christoph Gohlke <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:>
> On 6/7/2010 1:58 PM, Charles R Harris wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 2:07 PM, Christoph Gohlke <email@example.com
>> <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> wrote:
>> Dear NumPy developers,
>> I was trying to build numpy 2.0.dev and scipy 0.9.dev using numscons
>> 0.12.dev and Python 2.7b2 (32 bit) on Windows 7 64 bit and ran into two
>> First, Python 2.7's UserDict is now a new-style class
>> (http://docs.python.org/dev/whatsnew/2.7.html). Apparently scons 1.2,
>> which is part of numscons, is not compatible with this change and an
>> AttributeError is thrown:
>> I wonder sometimes if it is worth supporting python versions 2.x > 2.6.
>> The developers seem intent on breaking the API as much as possible and
>> support could become a burden. At least 3.x has a policy of keeping the
>> API intact. I'm only half joking here,.
> Good news: Python's 2.7 UserDict has been reverted to an old-style class
> after release candidate 2. See discussion at
I just successfully built from source numpy on todays 2.7 snapshot
with the following command.
LDFLAGS="-arch x86_64" FFLAGS="-arch x86_64" py27 setupscons.py scons
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