[Numpy-discussion] numpy distutils log error with easy_install

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 16:47:28 EDT 2012


On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 9:42 PM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> One of our kind users pointed out an error when using easy_install to
> install our package nipy.   I've reproduced it now on a bare package
> using numpy distutils and having a trivial extension:
> https://github.com/matthew-brett/apkg
> To reproduce:
> git clone git://github.com/mathew-brett/apkg.git
> easy_install apkg
> You should get something like this:
> Processing apkg
> Running setup.py -q bdist_egg --dist-dir
> /home/mb312/tmp/apkg/egg-dist-tmp-T5yjuB
> Appending apkg configuration to
> Ignoring attempt to set 'name' (from '' to 'apkg')
> zip_safe flag not set; analyzing archive contents...
> Adding apkg 0.1 to easy-install.pth file
> Installed /home/mb312/.virtualenvs/np-1.6.2/lib/python2.6/site-packages/apkg-0.1-py2.6-linux-i686.egg
> Processing dependencies for apkg==0.1
> Finished processing dependencies for apkg==0.1
> /home/mb312/.virtualenvs/np-1.6.2/lib/python2.6/site-packages/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py:252:
> RuntimeWarning: Parent module 'numpy.distutils' not found while
> handling absolute import
>   from numpy.distutils import log
> Note the last error.

Sorry, correcting myself - it's (obviously) a Warning rather than an
error, but still distracting, and it would be good to avoid it if



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