[SciPy-dev] eggs and f2py extensions

Christopher Fonnesbeck chris at trichech.us
Mon Jan 16 21:55:57 CST 2006

On Jan 16, 2006, at 3:37 PM, Pearu Peterson wrote:

>> setuptools.setup is distutils.core.setup. However,  
>> numpy.distutils.core.setup is
>> not distutils.core.setup. Pearu started doing some work to move  
>> things out of
>> numpy.distutils.core.setup such that numpy.distutils can play well  
>> with other
>> distutils extensions. Until that happens, I don't see using  
>> setuptools'
>> extensions to the setup() keywords with numpy.distutils.
> numpy.distutils.core.setup should play nicely with all distutils
> extensions. It's an extension of distutils.core.setup, not a  
> replacement.
> Could you try out the following code in the header of setup.py:
>    from numpy.distutils.core import setup
>    import setuptools
>    setuptools.setup = setup
> ? If it works, numpy.distutils could overwrite setuptools.setup
> automatically in numpy/distutils/__init__.py, for instance.

Unfortunately, setuputils.setup does not recognize f2py modules.  
Adding the lines above yields:

Oliver:/usr/local/src/PyMC chris$ python setup.py build
running build
running build_py
creating build
creating build/lib.darwin-8.4.0-Power_Macintosh-2.4
creating build/lib.darwin-8.4.0-Power_Macintosh-2.4/PyMC
copying PyMC/__init__.py -> build/lib.darwin-8.4.0- 
copying PyMC/Matplot.py -> build/lib.darwin-8.4.0-Power_Macintosh-2.4/ 
copying PyMC/MCMC.py -> build/lib.darwin-8.4.0-Power_Macintosh-2.4/PyMC
running build_ext
building 'PyMC.flib' extension
gcc options: '-fno-strict-aliasing -Wno-long-double -no-cpp-precomp - 
mno-fused-madd -fPIC -fno-common -dynamic -DNDEBUG -g -O3 -Wall - 
error: unknown file type '.f' (from 'PyMC/flib.f')


Christopher J. Fonnesbeck

Population Ecologist, Marine Mammal Section
Fish & Wildlife Research Institute (FWC)
St. Petersburg, FL

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Warnell School of Forest Resources
University of Georgia
Athens, GA

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