[SciPy-dev] Building on Woody(Debian): good news, bad news.

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitm.ernet.in
Sat Mar 23 04:17:31 CST 2002


>>>>> "PP" == Pearu Peterson <pearu at cens.ioc.ee> writes:

    PP> Writing configure tool can be tricky. Different systems,
    PP> different distributions of the same system, different users of
    PP> the same distribution may install software in endless ways
    PP> (different locations, having only or both system-wide and
    PP> user-defined setups, etc). Making one user happy probably
    PP> means making another unhappy etc.

Absolutely!  My sympathies for you. :)

    PP> Anyway, I have added some additional hooks so that atlas
    PP> libraries are discovered also on Debian Woody.  Prabhu, can
    PP> you undo your work around and test it with default woody
    PP> setup? Just running system_info.py should be enough to see the
    PP> effect.

Yes, it works great now.  I just updated f2py and am rebuilding scipy
after a setup.py clean.  I saw that you've turned the atexit off by
default now and that works fine with one of my test modules.  I'm sure
the rest of the build will go fine.

Thanks!
prabhu



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