[Numpy-discussion] py3k execfile('setup.py')

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Thu Jul 29 11:04:27 CDT 2010

Thu, 29 Jul 2010 23:39:19 +0800, Ralf Gommers wrote:
> The execfile builtin has disappeared in python 3.x, so I'm trying to
> find another solution for the use of it in setupegg.py. So far I've
> tried

I'd do something like this in "setup.py":


+ if os.environ.get('USE_SETUPTOOLS'):
+     import setuptools
  from numpy.distutils.core import setup

And then 'setupegg.py' is trivial to write.

But no idea why it hangs, though. You could maybe also try 'import setup'


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