[Numpy-discussion] numscons/numpy.distutils bug related to MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET
Tue Feb 3 18:20:54 CST 2009
Yes, I just saw that this will work. When I fixed this in Cython a
while back this workaround wouldn't work. Would you still consider
this a bug? The logic to fix it is fairly simply.
On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 4:17 PM, Robert Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 18:12, Brian Granger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I am trying to use numscons to build a project and have run into a
>> show stopper. I am using:
>> OS X 10.5
>> The builtin Python 2.5.2
>> Here is what I see upon running python setup.py scons:
>> scons: Reading SConscript files ...
>> DistutilsPlatformError: $MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET mismatch: now "10.3"
>> but "10.5" during configure:
>> File "/Users/bgranger/Library/Python/2.5/src/numscons/tests/examples/checkers/SConstruct",
>> line 2:
>> File "/Users/bgranger/Library/Python/2.5/site-packages/numscons-0.9.4-py2.5.egg/numscons/core/numpyenv.py",
>> line 108:
>> [this goes on for a while]
>> This bug is one that I am familiar with. Here is a sketch:
>> * numpy.distutils sets MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.3 if
>> MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET is not set in the environment.
>> * But, the built-in Python on OS X 10.5 has
>> MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.5. When Python is built, it saves this
>> info in a file.
>> * When called distutils checks to make sure that the current value of
>> MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET matches the one that was used to build
>> Hence the mismatch. I am pretty sure that the offending code is in:
>> I think I know how to fix this and will get started on it, but I
>> wanted to see if anyone else had any experience with this or knew
>> another way around this.
> Well, the workaround is to set MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.5 in your
> Robert Kern
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