[Distutils] Sandbox violation help

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 21:48:33 CET 2007

Dave Peterson wrote:
> Most of us here are not seeing this
> error so I'm thinking it isn't something obviously wrong with the 
> setup.py. You can look at the setup.py at :
> https://svn.enthought.com/enthought/browser/tags/enthought.interpolate_2.0.0b3/setup.py
> Note that this project does use numpy.distutils' setup function. Perhaps 
> the error has something to do with that?

enthought.interpolate uses weave to built its extension module. weave uses
~/.python24_compiled as its location for the temporaries. We need to fix weave
to not do this, or rewrite the extension not to use weave. The latter is
probably best.

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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