[SciPy-dev] Development method

David M. Cooke cookedm at physics.mcmaster.ca
Sun Dec 25 17:39:18 CST 2005

On Sun, Dec 25, 2005 at 06:36:02PM -0500, Jonathan Taylor wrote:
> I am wondering what the best way to go about playing around with the
> code base for scipy?
> So far I have been running python setup.py install --prefix=~/scipyfun
> and then import and see what my changes do.  Is this what most of you
> gals/guys do?

That's pretty much what I do, installing into my local python module
directory (with --prefix=~/usr). That means I eat my own dogfood :)

After doing that, in another window I run python -c 'import scipy; scipy.test()'

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