[Numpy-discussion] distutils

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Sep 9 09:22:51 CDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 14:12, Charles Doutriaux <doutriaux1@llnl.gov> wrote:
>  Hi,
> I'm using distutils to build extensions written in C.
> I noticed that lately (it seems to be python 2.7 related) whenever I
> touch 1 C file, ALL the C files are rebuilt.
> Since I have a lot of C code, it takes a lot of time for nothing.
> Any idea why this is happening?

Not without an example that demonstrates the problem, no. Are you
using numpy.distutils? If you are just using regular distutils, you
may wish to ask on the distutils-sig list or python-list, instead.

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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