[AstroPy] Installing scisoft on MacOS 10.6.7

David Johnston dave31415@gmail....
Wed Sep 21 13:30:52 CDT 2011


Thanks David. I followed those instructions and everything appears to work.

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 11:29 AM, David Shupe <shupe@ipac.caltech.edu>wrote:

> I can endorse the instructions provided by Thomas Robitaille for installing
> Python using MacPorts.  These are at
> http://astrofrog.github.com/macports-python/
>
> His post to this list is at
> http://mail.scipy.org/pipermail/astropy/2011-July/001666.html
>
> I have used these instructions to install Python with all the scientific
> packages I wanted on two Macs running Snow Leopard (10.6.8).  It looks like
> PIL can be installed using MacPorts too.
>
> Regards,
> David
>
> On Sep 21, 2011, at 8:01 AM, David Johnston wrote:
>
> I have been trying to install the usual set of numerical packages on my Mac
> laptop, numpy, scipy, matplotlib etc. I also need to be able to read jpegs
> and other images so I see that I probably need PIL.
>
> My system is Mac OSX 10.6.7 (Snow Leopard). This is intel core duo
> hardware.
>
> After much work, I have been able to install numpy, scipy, matplotlib but
> not PIL. This is under python 2.6.6. numpy 1.5.1, scipy 0.9.0, matplotlib
> 1.0.0. PIL.Image.VERSION=1.1.7
>
> I can import PIL but it fails to work properly. I think I got it to read
> jpeg files but the Image.show() method failed with
>  raise ImportError("The _imaging C module is not installed")
>
> I also tried installing scisoft. I tried versions 2011.17.1 and 2011.1.1.
> Neither were able to import  scipy.
>
> Anyone have any advise for installing scisoft on 10.6.7 or some
> alternative?
> Dave
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