[SciPy-Dev] Cython on build-time (except on source tarballs)

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@gmail....
Wed Dec 26 15:52:45 CST 2012

On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 11:24 PM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:

> Hi,
> Here's a suggestion on how to get Cython as a build-time dependency, so
> that building from source tarballs (sdist) doesn't require it:
> https://github.com/pv/scipy-work/compare/cython-builddep
> I'm not completely sure this is the way to implement it, but I think
> getting rid of the committed-in C sources would be useful for the long run.
> Requiring people who want to compile from Git to have Cython installed
> is perhaps not such a big deal, since Cython is fairly easy to install
> everywhere.
> We'll still need the committed-in generated .pyx files, though...

That looks pretty good to me. Here's a minor change, so that you don't need
to install Cython for each Python version:

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