Testing numpy without doing an installation?

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at gmail.com
Fri Oct 13 15:20:48 CDT 2006

On 10/13/06, Francesc Altet <faltet at carabos.com> wrote:
> Is it possible to test a numpy version directly from the source
> directory without having to install it?

I usually do:

$ python setup.py build
$ python setup.py install --home=/tmp
$ export PYTHONPATH=/tmp/lib/python

and then

$ python -c 'import numpy; numpy.test()'

and finally,  if all was right,

su -c 'python setup.py install'


python setup.py install --home=$HOME

Lisandro Dalcín
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