[SciPy-dev] Scipy tests can't be run when scipy installed as an egg

David M. Cooke cookedm@physics.mcmaster...
Thu Apr 24 10:43:22 CDT 2008

On Apr 23, 2008, at 03:48 , Matthew Brett wrote:

> Hi,
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 10:02 PM, David M. Cooke
> <cookedm@physics.mcmaster.ca> wrote:
>> I usually install scipy as an egg, and I noticed[1] that you can't  
>> run
>> the test suite when installed that way:
> Thanks for tracking this down.  As you'd expect, this is a nose
> testing problem.  It's known to the developers:
> http://code.google.com/p/python-nose/issues/detail?id=78
> I'll let them know that this is a problem for us...

That bug relates to testing with zipped eggs; scipy installs as an  
unzipped egg (and the same error with testing occurs when installed  
with easy_install --always-unzip), so it's not the same thing.  
(Although it may stem from the same cause.)

|David M. Cooke              http://arbutus.physics.mcmaster.ca/dmc/

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