[Numpy-discussion] Re: Source release of 0.9.6 on sourceforge is wrong

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 11:28:11 CDT 2006

David M. Cooke wrote:
> cookedm at physics.mcmaster.ca (David M. Cooke) writes:
>>Looks like you uploaded the bdist .tar.gz of NumPy 0.9.6 to
>>sourceforge, instead of the sdist. The one there isn't the source,
>>it's a binary distribution of a 32-bit Linux compile.
> Gah! My bad! When I convinced easy_install to grab the source, it
> grabbed numpy-0.9.6-py2.4-linux-i686.tar.gz instead, which of course is a
> binary package.
> *why* it grabbed that one is another story (that's not my platform!
> I'm on py2.4-linux-x86_64).

Phillip Eby tells me that the bdist_dumb packages there confuse some versions of
setuptools. He fixed it this morning.

Robert Kern
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