[SciPy-dev] petsc - UMFPACK and scipy

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Wed Apr 18 05:44:14 CDT 2007


Ondrej Certik wrote:
> I think Python projects which are not just python bindings to some
> C++/Fortran library (and SciPy definitely is not) should work in a way
> that you just download them and import in python, without any
> installation and it should just work, at least basic things.
>   
On linux at least, I don't see any other solution than packaging 
numpy/scipy with rpm /deb/ whatever the distribution uses. This is the 
only reliable way to distribute binaries on Linux; trying otherwise is 
cumbersome, difficult, and a waste of time I think.

David


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