[Numpy-discussion] Re: How compile Numpy on Gentoo system (finding atlas-blas and atlas-lapack)

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Mar 17 09:46:03 CST 2006

Zdeněk Hurák wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>>Nadav gave you a sample site.cfg. The place to put it would be next to
>>NumPy's setup.py script.
> Thank you very much, Robert. 
> I just wander why some default (example) site.cfg file is not present in the
> installation package. Sorry, I am a newcomer to Python and perhaps it is a
> very standard thing for all Python guys to write such files before they
> start their installation. 

There used to be a sample_site.cfg when numpy.distutils was scipy_distutils. It
got left behind in the transition probably by accident.

Robert Kern
robert.kern at gmail.com

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 an underlying truth."
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