[SciPy-dev] Re: [Scipy-cvs] world/scipy/Lib/xplt setup_xplt.py,1.18,1.19

Travis E. Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Tue Mar 11 15:01:17 CST 2003

pearu at scipy.org wrote:

>Update of /home/cvsroot/world/scipy/Lib/xplt
>In directory scipy.org:/tmp/cvs-serv6702
>Modified Files:
>	setup_xplt.py 
>Log Message:
>Fixed Python 2.1 distutils config try_run and try_compile methods
>by redefining them in config_pygist. Now `setup_xplt.py config` 
>works with Python 2.1.
>Open issues: since Make.cfg and config.h are regenerated when 
>running config then they should not be in CVS, should they?


No, they probably  should not be.  

In fact, the config.h file should only be generated once (or if 
explicitly requested by the user).  Right now, it's being generated 
every time (thus the inelegant hack) --- and this seems to be related to 
why the gistCmodule gets built every time also.

-Travis  O.

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