[pypy-dev] Detecting numpy vs micronumpy

Alex Gaynor alex.gaynor at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 00:04:37 CEST 2011

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 5:55 PM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 10:02 PM, Alex Gaynor <alex.gaynor at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I think, for the time being, the appropriate solution is to just check
> the
> > Python version, the original NumPy doesn't run on PyPy so it should be
> fine.
> > Alex
> How precisely?
> The problem I am running into is that "import numpy" appears
> to work under PyPy 1.6 (you get micronumpy) but later things like
> numpy.get_include() don't work (AttributeError). Should I just treat
> that exception itself as meaning it is micronumpy not real numpy?
> Thanks,
> Peter

Well, until we implement it anyways :)  That's why I think something like
"import platform; platform.python_implementation == 'PyPy'" is a godo way to


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