[Numpy-discussion] Testing a self-compiled numpy

Keith Goodman kwgoodman at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 00:41:38 CDT 2006

On 7/9/06, Bill Baxter <wbaxter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the reply Keith.
> On 7/10/06, Keith Goodman <kwgoodman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > One quick hack is to install the new numpy somewhere else and then
> > rename the directory containing 0.9.8 to numpySTOP. Then you don't
> > have to worry about the ordering of the path.
> The  only thing is that the numpy installer built by the windows
> instructions on the Wiki doesn't give you an option of where to install
> numpy.  It installs straight to
> {PYTHON_DIR}\lib\site-packages\numpy.  (The command
> suggested by the wiki is:
> c:\path\to\python.exe setup.py config --compiler=mingw32 build
> --compiler=mingw32 bdist_wininst
> )

Doesn't  --prefix=/install/numpy/here/ work on windows?

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