[SciPy-dev] Always including lapack_lite and blas_lite in sdist
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Sun Oct 2 01:14:16 CDT 2005
Travis Oliphant wrote:
> Eric Firing noticed a problem with the newcore setup.py script in that
> the blas_lite and lapack_lite files are missing. This is because, on
> my system, I used blas and so didn't compile those.
> I'm wondering how we can detect in the setup.py file that an sdist
> command has been issued and so include the blas_lite and lapack_lite
> files even if somebody has atlas installed.
> Does somebody know how to tell what command was run when we are inside a
In most cases, a test like
if 'sdist' in sys.argv:
should work, I would think. Unless something is actively rewriting sys.argv,
even other scripts called by setup.py should see this. Or am I missing
something more subtle?
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