[Numpy-discussion] Re: Trying out Numeric3

Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon mdehoon at ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Fri Mar 18 02:00:52 EST 2005

Travis Oliphant wrote:
> Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon wrote: 
>> During compilation, I noticed that some test program is run, 
>> presumably for configuration. The test program is compiled by a 
>> different compiler as the one used in the build process. Note that 
>> "python setup.py config" is available in the standard distutils, so it 
>> may be better to use that instead of a self-defined configuration 
>> tool. For one thing, it'll make sure that the compiler used for 
>> configuration is the same as the one used for compilation.
> What does python setup.py config do?  I have been unable to figure out 
> how to get the configuration I need.  If you have suggestions, that 
> would be great...
I submitted a patch to sourceforge that modifies setup.py such that it uses 
distutils' stuff for the configuration. See patch #1165840.


Michiel de Hoon, Assistant Professor
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Human Genome Center
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