[Numpy-discussion] building inplace with numpy.distutils?

Robert Cimrman cimrman3@ntc.zcu...
Thu May 14 00:57:20 CDT 2009

David Cournapeau wrote:
> Robert Cimrman wrote:
>> Hi (David)!
>> I am evaluating numpy.distutils as a build/install system for my project 
>> - is it possible to build the extension modules in-place so that the 
>> project can be used without installing it?  A pointer to documentation 
>> concerning this would be handy... Currently I use a regular Makefile for 
>> the build, which works quite well, but is not very portable and does not 
>> solve the package installation.
>> Otherwise let me say that numpy.distutils work very well, much better 
>> than the plain old distutils.
> In-place builds can be setup with the -i option:
> python setup.py build_ext -i
> I think it is a plain distutils option.

I have tried

python setup.py build --inplace

which did not work, and --help helped neither, that is why I asked here. 
But I was close :)

thank you!

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