[Numpy-discussion] Refactor fork uses the ./configure, make, make install process.
ralf.gommers at googlemail.com
Tue Dec 7 19:36:56 EST 2010
On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 2:57 AM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Jason McCampbell <
> jmccampbell at enthought.com> wrote:
>> Sorry for the late reply... I missed this thread. Thanks to Ilan for
>> pointing it out. A variety of comments below...
>> On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 10:20 AM, Charles R Harris<
>> charlesr.harris at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Just wondering if this is temporary or the intention is to change the
>>> build process? I also note that the *.h files in libndarray are not complete
>>> and a *lot* of trailing whitespace has crept into the files.
>> For the purposes of our immediate project the intent is to use autoconf
>> since it's widely available and makes building this part Python-independent
>> and easier than working it into both distutils and numscons. Going forward
>> it's certainly open to discussion.
> Yes, maintaining multiple build systems is a hassle. I'm wondering if we
> shouldn't remove the scons stuff and stick with distutils until we
> definitely decide there is a better way.
Why would you want to remove scons before we settle on a final new way of
doing things? It's not that much effort to maintain as far as I'm aware, and
more useful (at least to me) than distutils. I don't see a reason not to
keep it until we have something that's actually better (hopefully bento).
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