[Numpy-discussion] question about numpy

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Sun Jun 17 14:48:38 CDT 2007

Stefan van der Walt wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 03:44:37PM -0400, David M. Cooke wrote:
>>> I meet a problem when I installed numpy. I installed numpy by the command
>>> "python setup.py install". Then I tested it by "python -c 'import numpy;
>>> numpy.test()'". But it doesn't work. There is an error message:
>>> "Running from numpy source directory.
>> ^ don't do that :)
>> Instead, change out of the source directory, and rerun.
> Is there any reason why we can't make that work?

We have to be able to bootstrap the build process somehow.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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