[SciPy-user] Testing build before installing (numpy and scipy)

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Apr 16 17:14:28 CDT 2008


On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 5:11 PM, Warren Weckesser
<warren.weckesser@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 5:27 PM, Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za>
> wrote:
> > Hi Warren
> >
> >
> > On 16/04/2008, Warren Weckesser <warren.weckesser@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > 1.  numpy's setup.py doesn't have an "uninstall" command.  Is that
> normal?
> > > What is the standard way to remove something that I installed using
> > > setup.py?  I want to clean out my Python2.4 broken installations.
> >
> > Not as far as I know -- I always erase the directories by hand.
>
> Seems like a significant feature to be missing.

True, but it's not really up to us, but rather distutils.

-- 
Robert Kern

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though it had an underlying truth."
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