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From Shade Alabsa <>
Subject Re: Building pyarrow for global use within Alpine
Date Mon, 04 Feb 2019 16:09:32 GMT
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.

Shade Alabsa

On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 6:08 PM Robert Nishihara <>

> 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 install".
> 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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