[IPython-user] problems installing IPython on OS 10.4
Thu Aug 9 12:56:26 CDT 2007
On 8/9/07, Jerome Fung <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thanks again. I believe I've now removed all ipython-related things from my
> computer. But there was one thing I wanted to point out before
> reinstalling. I looked for the directory
> and it did not exist. The site-packages directory I managed to find that
> was clearly for Python 2.5 had the path
> This directory held some packages (namely, scipy) that I had previously
> installed and successfully run from /usr/local/bin/python. I'm wondering if
> this is part of the problem, and if perhaps this directory needs to be
> specified somehow during the ipython install?
No, you mentioned initially that you were running from
/usr/local/bin/python. If that is true, you should have
where X is the number of the python installed in /usr/local/bin, which
you can see with
The /Library/... is the Apple-supplied Python. Dealing with Apple's
conventions is a huge PITA, but fortunately many others enjoy that
particular activity, so there are detailed guides on the matter.
Hopefully one of these will give you the necessary information:
If these don't work for you, perhaps one of our resident OSX experts
can provide some guidance.
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