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Add helpful comment on pip dependency management

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1 parent bc82834 commit 742e6ff455cdabf81dee8e1cbc74bb369def4d84 @chapmanb chapmanb committed with peterjc Mar 29, 2013
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@@ -147,7 +147,9 @@ def get_install_requires():
global _CHECKED
if _CHECKED is None:
_CHECKED = True
- # pip dependency resolution
+ # pip dependency resolution does not fully install numpy
+ # before compiling Biopython so Biopython setup fails.
+ # Instead, we expect user to explicitly require numpy if needed.
#install_requires.append("numpy >= 1.5.1")
return install_requires

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