[Numpy-discussion] building a numpy egg for centos

Jason Stelzer jason.stelzer@gmail....
Tue Jul 24 09:44:18 CDT 2012

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 10:06 AM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> This was an explicit design choice. numpy.distutils will never import
> setuptools for you even if you have it installed. It will simply
> integrate with it if you have run the setup.py script from something
> that has setuptools imported, like the setupegg.py script.
> What exactly is failing to work under Python 2.5 on your system?
> "python setup.py bdist_egg" should never work, but "python setupegg.py
> bdist_egg" should.

Thanks Robert,

The explanation is user error on my part. I got too used to the
convention of setup.py/eggs.


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