[Numpy-discussion] numpy install script changes permissions?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Sep 25 11:01:29 CDT 2009

On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 10:59, Chris Colbert <sccolbert@gmail.com> wrote:
> for numpy and scipy, only the tests have executable permissions. It's
> as if the tests were specifically targeted and had their permissions
> changed.
> And these are the only two python packages i've built from source and
> installed in this manner, other i've gotten via easy_install, or in
> the case of the enthought tool suite, I have as an svn install in my
> home folder. The ETS install doesnt have these problems, but many of
> the easy_installed packages are marked as executable, though they
> could have come that way from the source....

easy_install marks everything executable for somewhat inscrutable
reasons. I don't know why a regular install would mark the tests as

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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