[IPython-user] Ruminations on Leo + IPython

Steven H. Rogers steve@shrogers....
Tue Jan 29 21:18:26 CST 2008


skip@pobox.com wrote:
>     Steve> cd to the directory created by unpacking the the zip file
>
>     Steve> su root
>
>     Steve> . ./install
>
>     Steve> works for me after removing a previous installation on CentOS
>     Steve> 4.3.
>
> As I indicated, it seems very un-Unixish.  It won't work in our environment
> without editing (it requires root to execute and requires LEO_PREFIX - at
> least - to be changed).  That just seems like a recipe for disaster.  The
> chances that I get *everything* right in the first edit (I'm almost bound to
> miss something) see slim.  The lack of a functioning install command for
> setup.py also seems very unPythonic.
>   
Can't disagree with you.  Looks like Ed could use some help polishing 
his cross platform install.

# Steve


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