[Distutils] [Numpy-discussion] Proposal: stop supporting 'setup.py install'; start requiring 'pip install .' instead

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 18:09:25 EST 2015

On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 11:44 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at gmail.com>

> On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 11:29 PM, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:
>> I’m not at my computer, but does ``pip install —no-clean —build <insert
>> build dir>`` make this work?
> No, that option seems to not work at all. I tried with both a relative and
> an absolute path to --build. In the specified dir there are subdirs created
> (src.linux-i686-2.7/<pkgname>), but they're empty. The actual build still
> happens in a tempdir.

Commented on the source of the problem with both `--build` and `--no-clean`
in https://github.com/pypa/pip/issues/804

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