[Numpy-discussion] 1.1.1rc1 to be tagged tonight

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Jul 22 12:46:02 CDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 12:41, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> So, the following oddities remain for Python2.3 :
> Failed importing numpy.f2py.lib.extgen: update() takes no keyword arguments
> <snip>
> ctypes is not available on this python: skipping the test (import error was:
> ctypes is not available.)
> No distutils available, skipping test.
> The missing ctypes shouldn't be a problem. I don't know what to make of the
> f2py import failure or if it matters.

Everything in numpy/f2py/lib/ is the unfinished G3 version of f2py,
whose development has moved to Launchpad. It has been removed from the
trunk, and errors in it can be ignored for 1.1.x.

> Nor do I understand what No distutils
> available implies. Anyone have ideas?

It's another ctypes skipped test.

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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