[Numpy-discussion] numpy easy_install fails for python 3.2

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers at googlemail.com
Wed May 4 13:23:42 EDT 2011

On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 6:53 PM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> I can imagine that this is low-priority, but I have just been enjoying
> pytox for automated virtualenv testing:
> http://codespeak.net/tox/index.html
> which revealed that numpy download-build-install via easy_install
> (distribute) fails with the appended traceback ending in "ValueError:
> 'build/py3k/numpy' is not a directory".

I think it would be good to just say "wontfix" immediately, rather than just
leaving a ticket open and not do anything (like we did with

It seems tox can also use pip (which works with py3k now), does that work
for you?


> easy_install for pythons 2.5 - 2.7 work fine.
> Best,
> Matthew
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