[Numpy-discussion] Uninstallation of 1.6.0b2 leaves files behind with Python3.x under windows 7

David Cournapeau cournape at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 00:33:25 EDT 2011


On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 11:01 AM, Bruce Southey <bsouthey at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I tend to get files left behind for 32-bit versions of Python 3.1 and
> Python3.2 usually after I have ran the tests and then immediately try
> to uninstall it using the Windows uninstaller via control panel.
>
> With  Python 3.1 files are left behind have the '.pyd' suffix:
> C:\Python31\Lib\site-packages\numpy\linalg\lapack_lite.pyd
> C:\Python31\Lib\site-packages\numpy\fft\fftpack_lite.pyd
>
> With Python 3.2, most are in the  __pycache__ directories. I do not
> see these  __pycache__ directories with Python3.1 binary installer.

__pycache__ is a feature added in python 3.2 to my knowledge:
http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3147

cheers,

David



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