[SciPy-user] scipy_distutils documentation
pearu at scipy.org
Thu Oct 14 16:41:22 CDT 2004
On Thu, 14 Oct 2004, tom fogal wrote:
> Hi all, we've got some fortran code wrapped via f2py that we're
> probably be going to be adding to and using in a multitude of projects.
> I'd like to make a python package out of the sources, for ease of
> building / upgrading / use.
> Thus I'm trying to figure out how scipy_distutils works so I can use
> that to build the package. I can't seem to find any documentation on
> it, on the website or otherwise. Does anybody have a guide to setting
> up a project to use scipy_distutils perhaps? Or maybe there is another
> build system I should be looking into?
There exist no document as of yet that fully describes how scipy_distutils
extends Python distutils.
- However, there is a section in f2py users guide that gives a basic
example when dealing with Fortran sources and .pyf files:
- Take a look also at the document that describes how scipy_distutils is
used in scipy, see section "File xxx/setup_xxx.py" in
- Next see examples in scipy_distutils/tests directory that demonstrate
using scipy_distutils when having Fortran 77 and Fortran 90 sources, SWIG
files, as well as when sources (of any type like .pyf files, fortran
files, C files, etc etc) are generated during a build command.
- scipy_distutils has a number of undocumented but very useful features
used in the setup.py files of scipy subpackages, study these files.
If you have any specific questions about using scipy_distutils, let us
know. This is probably the best way to get scipy_distutils documented
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