[Python-modules-team] Bug#651760: python-scipy: should recommend python-dev

Julian Taylor jtaylor at ubuntu.com
Sun Dec 11 23:30:40 UTC 2011

Source: python-scipy
Version: 0.9.0+dfsg1-1
Severity: minor

scipy includes the weave package which does not work without python-dev
Simple inline C will fail with:
fatal error: Python.h: No such file or directory

python-dev should be recommended or at least suggested on installation.

See this ubuntu bug for an example script tore reproduce the issue:

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