[Distutils] Choice of dependencies?

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 23:09:48 CET 2005

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> At 08:53 PM 12/3/2005 +0000, John J Lee wrote:
>>Is it possible for a package to depend on one of several packages, with
>>the user having the option to pick?  For example, my package P might
>>depend on package A, plus either package B or package C.
> Interesting; I'd be curious to know what P, B and C translate to in real 
> packages.  :)

P = matplotlib
B = Numeric
C = numarray
D = scipy_core

Until everyone ports their stuff to scipy_core, there are still people
who need to use numarray or Numeric to be compatible with other packages.

Robert Kern
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