[SciPy-dev] Cython and large generated .c files

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Sun Nov 8 23:38:44 CST 2009

Dag Sverre Seljebotn wrote:
> What mpi4py does is have a simple script "cythonize" which runs Cython on
> all pyx files in the tree. Then:
>  - Generated C files are NOT checked into version control
>  - Generated C files ARE shipped with tarball source downloads (i.e.
> cythonize is run on Lisandro's computer after exporting from revision
> control). So endusers building from source do not need Cython.

I expect quite a few users to build sources from svn, and I am worried
that many distributions do not package a recent enough version of cython.


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