[Kst] cmake for pykst
syntheticpp at gmx.net
Wed Nov 16 19:49:43 UTC 2011
On 16.11.2011 18:14, Barth Netterfield wrote:
> cmake for pykst is really cool! I love the auto down-load/install for
> numpy and scipy!
Yes, I also like it ;)
> Some comments:
This cmake file is only a first shot after I got triggered by your
"because I don't know cmake."
> It doesn't seem to check to see if you already have numpy/scipy
> installed. Can/should we do that check?
Would it be enough to check if some files already exists?
> Do people think that pykst should be installed with kst, or should it
> be a separate package?
When we provide an option (is 'kst_python' a good name?) it should be clear
that enabling it will trigger the installation of pykst.
> I was also a little surprised by how it worked.
> By analogy to what kst does, I expected
> [pykst_build$] cmake ../cmake/pykst
> to create pykstpp_h.py and put it (and maybe the other source files)
> in a subdir (./src?)
I think the stand-alone 'cmake ../cmake/pykst' should be replaced by the option.
> I don't know what to expect from
> [pykst_build$] make
> I expected
> [pykst_build$] sudo make install
> to copy all of the py files to the correct python directory
> I think that installing the dependencies maybe should be done by
> [pykst_build$] sudo make deps
> or something like that, rather than make. Or is it already a cmake
> option? (download 3rd party)?
> But I really don't know. Can the packagers (Steve? Matt?) comment on this?
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