[Numpy-discussion] gcov testing of C extensions (was Going toward time-based release ?)

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Tue May 13 17:47:52 CDT 2008

2008/5/13 Alan McIntyre <alan.mcintyre@gmail.com>:
> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 3:09 AM, Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za> wrote:
>  >  The much more important issue is
>  >  having the C extensions tested, and if anyone can figure out a way to
>  >  get gcov to generate those coverage reports, I'd be in the seventh
>  >  heaven.  Thus far, the only way I know of is to build one large,
>  >  static Python binary that includes numpy.
>  Has anybody managed to build numpy into a static binary?  It looks
>  like somebody did it recently for some of the Python standard
>  extensions:
>  http://code.google.com/p/google-highly-open-participation-psf/issues/detail?id=217
>  Unless it's already been tried and deemed not possible, I'll have a go
>  at doing this with numpy and post the outcome.

Unless anybody points out a technical reason not to, please do have a
go at it -- the results are eagerly anticipated!


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