[SciPy-user] Where do I put site.cfg? What should it contain? Can I build w/o atlas?

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 13:39:39 CST 2006

skip at pobox.com wrote:
> I'm trying to build numpy an svn sandbox (just updated a couple minutes
> ago).  If I grub around in numpy/distutils/system_info.py it says something
> about creating a site.cfg file with (for example) information about locating
> atlas.  It says nothing about where this file belongs. 

Sure it does. "The file 'site.cfg' in the same directory as this module is read
for configuration options." I think it's a really bad place for it to be, but
that is the state of affairs right now.

Robert Kern
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