[Numpy-discussion] Request for comments on a new setup.py for Numeric

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Wed Apr 6 16:28:40 CDT 2005

Chris Barker wrote:
> David M. Cooke wrote:
>> I've always found the Numeric setup.py to be not very user-friendly.
>> So, I rewrote it. It's available as patch #1178095
>> http://sf.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1178095&group_id=1369&atid=301369 
>  From that file:
> # If use_system_lapack is false, f2c'd versions of the required routines
> # will be used, except on Mac OS X, where the vecLib framework will be used
> # if found.
> Just to be clear, this does mean that vecLib will be used by default on 
> OS-X?

I haven't tried it, yet, but my examination of it suggests that this is so.

Robert Kern
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