[Numpy-discussion] Request for comments on a new setup.py for Numeric

Chris Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Wed Apr 6 15:49:44 EDT 2005

David M. Cooke wrote:
> I've always found the Numeric setup.py to be not very user-friendly.
> So, I rewrote it. It's available as patch #1178095
> http://sf.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1178095&group_id=1369&atid=301369

 From that file:

# If use_system_lapack is false, f2c'd versions of the required routines
# will be used, except on Mac OS X, where the vecLib framework will be used
# if found.

Just to be clear, this does mean that vecLib will be used by default on 

Very nice, setup.py has annoyed me too.

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