[SciPy-user] genetic algorithms

Gary Robinson garyrob@mac....
Thu Nov 8 12:32:05 CST 2007

Ah. For no good reason I was assuming that if it wasn't one of the packages listed in the commented code in setup.py, it wasn't available.



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On Thu, 08 Nov 2007 12:14:03 -0600, Robert Kern wrote:
> Gary Robinson wrote:
>>> scipy/sandbox/ga/
>>> Nothing in the sandbox is built by default. See scipy/sandbox/setup.py for
>>> instructions on enabling them.
>> It's not in scipy/sandbox/setup.py. setup.py has the appropriate 
>> lines for 'montecarlo', 'spline', and others, but no 'ga'.
> I said to read the instructions in there, namely this:
>     # All subpackages should be commented out in the version
>     # committed to the repository. This prevents build problems
>     # for people who are not actively working with these
>     # potentially unstable packages.
>     # You can put a list of modules you want to always enable in the
>     # file 'enabled_packages.txt' in this directory (you'll have to 
> create it).
>     # Since this isn't under version control, it's less likely you'll
>     # check it in and screw other people up :-)

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