[Numpy-discussion] binary wheels for numpy?
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Mon May 18 13:08:57 EDT 2015
----- Original Message -----
> From: Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com>
> To: Discussion of Numerical Python <numpy-discussion at scipy.org>
> Sent: Monday, May 18, 2015 6:32 AM
> Subject: Re: [Numpy-discussion] binary wheels for numpy?
> On Sun, May 17, 2015 at 9:27 PM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, May 17, 2015 at 9:09 PM, Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov>
>>> On Sun, May 17, 2015 at 12:11 PM, Robert Kern
> <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I don't think permission from Intel is the blocking issue for
>>>> these binaries up on PyPI. Even with Intel's permission, we
> would be putting
>>>> up proprietary binaries on a page that is explicitly claiming that
> the files
>>>> linked therein are BSD-licensed. The binaries could not be
>>>> with any GPLed module, say, pygsl.
>>>> We could host them on numpy.org on their own page that clearly
>>>> the license of those files, but I think PyPI is out.
>>> Can't PyPi re-direct -- so they can actualy be hosted somewhere
> else, but
>>> "pip install numpy" would still work?
>> There's two issues here: (1) we can't actually use the intel stuff
>> (MKL, icc) under its regular license without having our release
>> managers accepting personal liability. Which isn't going to happen.
>> (2) The problem isn't whether they're hosted on PyPI, it's
> whether the
>> people downloading them get warned about what they're downloading. The
>> whole point is that we *don't* want 'pip install numpy' to work
>> this case, because it's too seamless.
But you could use allow-external or allow-all-external:
Allow the installation of a package even if it is externally hosted
Allow the installation of all packages that are externally hosted
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