[SciPy-dev] setup/config problem with scipy svn

Andrew Straw strawman at astraw.com
Mon Apr 3 12:08:50 CDT 2006

I'm not sure it'll help (there may be a new problem, as you suggest),
but I've found that numpy distutils is brittle when it comes to figuring
out the right commands, thus I specify them explicitly:

python setup.py build_src build_clib build_ext --fcompiler=gnu

John Hunter wrote:

>I just tried updating and building scipy from svn (which I've built on
>this platform recently in the last week) and am now getting
>python/svn/scipy> uname -a
>Linux peds-pc311 2.6.10-5-386 #1 Thu Aug 18 22:23:56 UTC 2005 i686
>python/svn/scipy> svn up
>At revision 1808.
>python/svn/scipy> rm -rf build
>python/svn/scipy> python setup.py build
>/usr/lib/python2.4/distutils/dist.py:236: UserWarning: Unknown
>distribution option: 'configuration'
>  warnings.warn(msg)
>running build
>running config_fc
>and nothing happens -- no build, no compile, etc...
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