[Numpy-discussion] Remove interactive setup
Charles R Harris
Tue Mar 5 00:34:39 CST 2013
On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 10:37 PM, Ralf Gommers <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 5:12 AM, Aron Ahmadia <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I've built numpy on many different machines, including supercomputers,
>> and I have never used interactive setup. I agree with the proposal to
>> remove it.
>> On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 11:10 PM, Charles R Harris <
>> firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> In distutils there are three files that provide some interactive setup:
>>> 1. numpy/distutils/core.py
>>> 2. numpy/distutils/fcompiler/gnu.py
>>> 3. numpy/distutils/interactive.py
>>> In Python3 `raw_input` has been renamed 'input' and python2 'input' is
>>> gone. I propose that the easiest solution to this compatibility problem is
>>> to remove all support for interactive numpy setup.
> +1 for removing
I note that the way to access it is to run python setup.py with no
arguments. I wonder what the proper message should be in that case?
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