[Numpy-discussion] linux wheels coming soon

G Young gfyoung17 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 14:51:24 EDT 2016

Actually, conda pip will install the wheels that you put up.  The good news
is: they all (by which I mean *numpy* and *scipy* both on 2.7 and 3.5) pass!

On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 7:26 PM, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 11:11 AM, Benjamin Root <ben.v.root at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Are we going to have to have documentation somewhere making it clear that
> > the numpy wheel shouldn't be used in a conda environment? Not that I
> would
> > expect this issue to come up all that often, but I could imagine a
> scenario
> > where a non-scientist is simply using a base conda distribution because
> that
> > is what IT put on their system. Then they do "pip install ipython" that
> > indirectly brings in numpy (through the matplotlib dependency), and end
> up
> > with an incompatible numpy because they would have been linked against
> > different pythons?
> >
> > Or is this not an issue?
> I'm afraid I don't know conda at all, but I'm guessing that pip will
> not install numpy when it is installed via conda.
> So the potential difference is that, pre-wheel, if numpy was not
> installed in your conda environment, then pip would build numpy from
> source, whereas now you'll get a binary install.
> I _think_ that Python's binary API specification
> (pip.pep425tags.get_abi_tag()) should prevent pip from installing an
> incompatible wheel.  Are there any conda experts out there who can
> give more detail, or more convincing assurance?
> Cheers,
> Matthew
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