[Numpy-discussion] Refactor fork uses the ./configure, make, make install process.
Charles R Harris
charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 19:45:38 EST 2010
On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at googlemail.com>wrote:
> 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).
Actually, I was waiting to see if you liked scons ;) I don't use it myself
but I was wondering if you used it for the releases. I agree it will be
interesting to see what David comes up with, I think at the moment he likes
waf as a build system to use with bento.
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