[Biopython-dev] making new release
chapmanb at uga.edu
Sun Jun 15 13:12:09 EDT 2003
Hey Jeff, Thomas;
> >KDTree and LocusLink are commented out in setup.py (which gives
> >import warnings in the test). Is there are a reason for this or
> >should we try to get those working as well?
> The LocusLink tests were failing before the last release, so I backed
> it out before release. Cayte has made some changes, so we can try it
Okay, I just tried it out and tests seem to pass happily now, so I
modified setup.py to install it by default. Woo.
> KDTree works fine. But: it needs a working C++ compiler, and
> a complete installation of Numpy (including header files) to compile.
> It seems that on Solaris it does not compile due to a bug in Distutils, which
> is not really coping well with C++ on some platforms (ie. missing flags,
> compiling with gcc instead of g++ etc.).
> Distutils was causing some problems compiling KDTree on Solaris. Has
> anyone been following the the development of distutils and know whether
> this has been addressed yet? KDTree will probably be an optional
> module until we get a fix or work-around for this issue.
Okee dokee. Leaving it out is completely fine with me if there are
compilation problems on some platforms. I was just curious.
All tests are now passing for me (python 2.2.3) and everything seems
happy. Good stuff.
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