[SciPy-user] Can´t build numpy from svn

Darren Dale dd55 at cornell.edu
Fri Sep 15 07:55:24 CDT 2006

On Friday 15 September 2006 06:56, Volker Lorrmann wrote:
> Hi guys and girls,
> i´m trying to compile numpy from svn. So i check out the current svn and
> typed "python setup.py install"
> Than this error appears. :
> "/var/abs/local/python-numpy-svn/src/numpy/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py",
> line 1281, in generate_svn_version_py
>     assert revision is not None,'hmm, why I am not inside SVN tree???'
> AssertionError: hmm, why I am not inside SVN tree???

I posted about this on the numpy discussion list a few days ago. NumPy's 
distutil's doesnt work with working copies created with subversion-1.4. A 
ticket along with a proposed solution is on the trac website: 


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