[SciPy-dev] Debian packages of scipy and f2py

Ralf Ahlbrink Ralf_Ahlbrink at web.de
Wed Jul 16 16:50:14 CDT 2003

Am Dienstag 15 Juli 2003 00:57 schrieb José Fonseca:
> I've make Debian packages of scipy and f2py. They are available from my
> apt-get repository at:
>   http://jrfonseca.dyndns.org/debian/

Hello José!

Please have a look at 
for package related files
(you have to have an account on scipy.org)

> I referred to Joe Reinhardt's packages http://people.debian.org/~jmr/
> but have done these packages from scratch. These come for all python
> versions in debian unstable (2.1, 2.2 and 2.3).

> I've run the standard tests successfully but I'd appreciate that
> problems with these packages to be reported to me [privately] as I'd
> like to have these on Debian proper at some time.

lintian was not really happy with my packages ...

I would be happy if there will be a proper package in Debian.

> One tricky issue I'd like to address with the scipy and f2py maintainers
> is the the scipy_distutils. Both scipy and f2py attempt to install to
> /usr/lib/python*/site-packages/scipy_distutils and at least on Debian
> this is not admissible so the packages conflict with each other and are
> mutually exclusive. This is particularly even more annoying for me,
> since for building scipy f2py is needed, so I need to install and
> uninstall them as a maniac. Is there any solution that allow both these
> packages to happily co-exist in a tree without overlapping?

Replaces & Provides in debian/control -
have a look at the above mentioned packages
> Enjoy,
> José Fonseca
> PS: Please CC'me on any reply as I'm not subscribed to all these lists.


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