[Numpy-discussion] numpy distutils log error with easy_install

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@gmail....
Thu Oct 4 01:35:54 CDT 2012


On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 12:14 AM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 10:51 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 11:29 PM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 10:17 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 10:47 PM, Matthew Brett <
> matthew.brett@gmail.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Hi,
> >> >>
> >> >> On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 9:42 PM, Matthew Brett <
> matthew.brett@gmail.com>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> > Hi,
> >> >> >
> >> >> > One of our kind users pointed out an error when using easy_install
> to
> >> >> > install our package nipy.   I've reproduced it now on a bare
> package
> >> >> > using numpy distutils and having a trivial extension:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > https://github.com/matthew-brett/apkg
> >> >> >
> >> >> > To reproduce:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > git clone git://github.com/mathew-brett/apkg.git
> >> >> >
> >> >> > easy_install apkg
> >> >> >
> >> >> > You should get something like this:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Processing apkg
> >> >> > Running setup.py -q bdist_egg --dist-dir
> >> >> > /home/mb312/tmp/apkg/egg-dist-tmp-T5yjuB
> >> >> > Appending apkg configuration to
> >> >> > Ignoring attempt to set 'name' (from '' to 'apkg')
> >> >> > zip_safe flag not set; analyzing archive contents...
> >> >> > Adding apkg 0.1 to easy-install.pth file
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Installed
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> /home/mb312/.virtualenvs/np-1.6.2/lib/python2.6/site-packages/apkg-0.1-py2.6-linux-i686.egg
> >> >> > Processing dependencies for apkg==0.1
> >> >> > Finished processing dependencies for apkg==0.1
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> /home/mb312/.virtualenvs/np-1.6.2/lib/python2.6/site-packages/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py:252:
> >> >> > RuntimeWarning: Parent module 'numpy.distutils' not found while
> >> >> > handling absolute import
> >> >> >   from numpy.distutils import log
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Note the last error.
> >> >>
> >> >> Sorry, correcting myself - it's (obviously) a Warning rather than an
> >> >> error, but still distracting, and it would be good to avoid it if
> >> >> possible...
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > The combination of two or all of atexit.register, easy_install and
> >> > virtualenv seems to be causing this. Unless someone feels like digging
> >> > into
> >> > that (I certainly don't), there are two easy solutions:
> >> > 1. Silence the warning.
> >>
> >> Sorry - I am not sure what you mean.  The problem here is the user who
> >> assumes that something bad happened when running easy_install - which
> >> is what happened in the case of nipy.  Is there some way of silencing
> >> this (specific) warning from within setup.py?
> >>
> >> > 2. Remove the offending import and the logging. This will only remove
> >> > the
> >> > line "removing: _configtest.c _configtest.o" from the build log (x20).
> >>
> >> Which import did you mean?  I think I need all the imports I'm using
> >> in the example minimal package.  I'm not explicitly importing logging
> >> for example.
> >
> >
> > The import that's indicated in the warning, on line 252 of
> > numpy/distutils/misc_util.py. Relevant code:
> >
> > _temporary_directory = None
> > def clean_up_temporary_directory():
> >     from numpy.distutils import log    # CAUSES RUNTIME WARNING
> >     global _temporary_directory
> >     if not _temporary_directory:
> >         return
> >     log.debug('removing %s', _temporary_directory)
> >     try:
> >         shutil.rmtree(_temporary_directory)
> >     except OSError:
> >         pass
> >     _temporary_directory = None
> >
> > def make_temp_file(suffix='', prefix='', text=True):
> >     global _temporary_directory
> >     if not _temporary_directory:
> >         _temporary_directory = tempfile.mkdtemp()
> >         atexit.register(clean_up_temporary_directory)
>
> Sorry - I still don't understand.  You mean I should (in my package -
> say nipy or 'apkg') monkey-patch numpy distutils.misc_util ?
>

No, I was proposing to fix this in numpy.distutils.misc_util directly.
Sorry for not being clear.


>
> Another option would be to move the import outside the callback function
> thus:
>

Should work too I guess, but since I don't understand why the import is
where it is now I'm not 100% sure. Removing the import on line 252 and the
log.debug call would be the safest fix.

Ralf


> diff --git a/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py b/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py
> index 2e4ed27..e00d924 100644
> --- a/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py
> +++ b/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py
> @@ -18,6 +18,7 @@ except NameError:
>      from sets import Set as set
>
>  from numpy.distutils.compat import get_exception
> +from numpy.distutils.log import debug as log_debug
>
>  __all__ = ['Configuration', 'get_numpy_include_dirs',
> 'default_config_dict',
>             'dict_append', 'appendpath', 'generate_config_py',
> @@ -249,11 +250,10 @@ def gpaths(paths, local_path='',
> include_non_existing=True):
>
>  _temporary_directory = None
>  def clean_up_temporary_directory():
> -    from numpy.distutils import log
>      global _temporary_directory
>      if not _temporary_directory:
>          return
> -    log.debug('removing %s', _temporary_directory)
> +    log_debug('removing %s', _temporary_directory)
>      try:
>          shutil.rmtree(_temporary_directory)
>      except OSError:
>
>
> Do you happen to know if that will break anything?  Setup install runs for
> me...
>
> Cheers,
>
> Matthew
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