[SciPy-dev] Always including lapack_lite and blas_lite in sdist

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Sun Oct 2 01:20:55 CDT 2005

Fernando Perez wrote:

> Travis Oliphant wrote:
>> Eric Firing noticed a problem with the newcore setup.py script in 
>> that the blas_lite and lapack_lite files are missing.    This is 
>> because, on my system, I used blas and so didn't compile those.
>> I'm wondering how we can detect in the setup.py file that an sdist 
>> command has been issued and so include the blas_lite and lapack_lite 
>> files even if somebody has atlas installed.
>> Does somebody know how to tell what command was run when we are 
>> inside a configuration?
> In most cases, a test like
> if 'sdist' in sys.argv:
>   ...
> should work, I would think.  Unless something is actively rewriting 
> sys.argv, even other scripts called by setup.py should see this.  Or 
> am I missing something more subtle?
No, I think you got it.   Somethings just escape me :-)

Thanks for the help.


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