[SciPy-dev] build scipy on freebsd

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Tue Oct 28 00:59:27 CST 2003

On Tue, 28 Oct 2003, Ying-Chieh Liao wrote:

> but I want to build a "port", something like rpm/srpm
> so that every FreeBSD user around the world can use this package by simply
> a "pkg_add" or "make install"
> that's why I need a source tarball instead of cvs checkout :)

But it is easy to create a source tarball also from cvs checkout:

#checkout scipy to cvs/
cd cvs/scipy
python setup.py sdist -f -t blah

that will create a source tarball into dist/ directory.


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