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

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Fri Sep 15 12:19:19 CDT 2006

Darren Dale wrote:
> 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: 
> http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ticket/276

Will running 'svn info' work for a user who has the Tortoise SVN client 
on Windows? 


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