[Numpy-discussion] [matplotlib-devel] Matplotlib and latest numpy

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Fri Jul 18 18:46:21 CDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 5:44 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 18:40, Gael Varoquaux
> <gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 01:25:51AM +0200, Gael Varoquaux wrote:
> >> Am I wrong, or does matploib not build with current numpy svn?
> >
> > OK, Fernando told me that matplotlib builds fine with latest numpy on his
> > box so Ienquired a bit more. The problem is that the build of matplotlib
> > tries to include a header file that is generated automatically during the
> > build of numpy (__multiarray_api.h). If you install numpy using "python
> > setup.py install", this header file is inlcuded in the install. However I
> > used "python setupegg.py develop" to install numpy. As a result the
> > header file does not get put in the include directory. I guess this is
> > thus a bug in the setupegg.py of numpy, but my knowledge of setuptools is
> > way to low to be able to fix that.
> It's not a setuptools issue at all. "build_ext --inplace" just doesn't
> install header files.

So is there a fix for this problem?

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