[SciPy-user] umfpack and building scipy from source

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 13:13:57 CST 2006

Ryan Krauss wrote:
> I may have had the misfortune of checking out of svn last night while
> numpy and scipy were out of sync.  I re-did my svn checkout just now
> and numpy didn't change, but scipy went from version 2339 to 2342.  I
> now get fewer errors.  I also did a python setup.py clean for each
> before rebuilding and deleted site-packages/numpy and /scipy before
> rebuilding.

Actually, this is probably the problem. Don't rely on "python setup.py clean" to
do the right thing. distutils sometimes misses things. Just delete build/ entirely.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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