[SciPy-dev] tests, relative import: what's best ?
Mon Nov 26 10:22:54 CST 2007
David Cournapeau wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>> If we can, I'd prefer that we simply make build_src/build_ext --inplace work for
>> numpy and scipy and then remove set_package_path() and restore_path().
> I didn't know about this option of distutils. I've just tried it on some
> packages, it seems to just put the extensions and python files outside
> the usual build directory ?
> This way, we should follow the first method,
> but without messing sys.path ?
No, the absolute imports.
> What does not work with numpy/scipy related to --inplace ?
numpy doesn't put the generated headers (__multiarray_api.h and __ufunc_api.h)
in the right place, so it isn't usable for building scipy.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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