[SciPy-dev] [Numpy-discussion] Installation of numpy header files
ndarray at mac.com
Fri Jan 6 23:46:23 CST 2006
On 1/7/06, Andrew Straw <strawman at astraw.com> wrote:
> ... There was discussion about this a couple of months ago.
Could you, please give me some keywords for this discussion? I
searched the archives and the only relevant thread was from 2002
understand that at that time there was a solution involving
sitecustomize.py, but that was replaced with site.cfg some time ago.
The message that I cited above has a much better description of the
problem that I am experiencing than what I wrote:
> (1) include directories.
> Distutils knows to include files from /usr/include/python2.2 (or
> wherever it is installed) whenever building extension modules.
> Numeric installs its header files inside this directory when installed
> as root. However, when I install Numeric in /home/eric/linux, the
> header files are installed in /home/eric/linux/python2.2. Distutils
> doesn't know to look in hear for headers. To solve this, I'd have to
> hack all the setup.py files for modules that rely on Numeric to use my
> include_dirs. This isn't so nice.
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