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From Wes McKinney <>
Subject Re: Building pyarrow for global use within Alpine
Date Mon, 04 Feb 2019 19:24:35 GMT
Is there something here that should be added or changed in our build

On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 10:09 AM Shade Alabsa <> wrote:
> I'm pretty sure I tried that and it didn't work, but I probably did something wrong.
I actually asked on the GH issue as well and a person replied with a gist which did work for
the step I needed. Though it broke a step down the line. Thanks for the reply though. Below
are the links to the gist he created which worked.
> Respectfully,
> Shade Alabsa
> On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 6:08 PM Robert Nishihara <> wrote:
>> It looks like the stackoverflow post suggests running "python build_ext",
but if you want it to be installed you need to run "python develop" or "python
>> On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 1:01 PM Shade Alabsa <> wrote:
>>> I've recently tried to build pyarrow for use within a docker container running
alpine linux. I found a SO post which links to a GH issue where it lists steps to build it
from source. I followed those steps and was successful in building it but I can only use it
when I start the python shell from within the /arrow/python directory. Is there a step missing
or am I missing something for using pyarrow globally within this container? Any help would
be appreciated. Thank you!
>>> Links:
>>> SO:
>>> GH:
>>> Respectfully,
>>> Shade Alabsa

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