[SciPy-user] Running SciPy SVN without installing Was: Matlab IO -- can others with matlab test this bug?

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Tue Jul 29 09:08:57 CDT 2008


Pierre GM wrote:
> Jonathan,
>
> Hopefully you won't need to modify a lot of files all over Scipy, but just a 
> few of them ? Then you may want to install the SVN version and create 
> symbolic links pointing to the files/directories you'll be actually 
> modifying.
>   

That's precisely how stow works ...

> That works well, may come to bite you if you don't delete an old installation 
> of Scipy before installing a new one, and is a bit problematic from times to 
> times, but (goto 1)... 
>   

... except that it solves this problem too :) Really, stow is nice. The
only problem is that it does not work on windows.

cheers,

David


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