[Numpy-discussion] numpy 1.0b2 problems

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Tue Aug 15 23:19:29 CDT 2006


Matthew Trentacoste wrote:
> Hey.  I'm trying to get numpy up and running on SuSE 10.1 and not  
> having much luck.
>
> I've been working with 1.0b2 and can get it to install without any  
> errors, but can't do anything with it.  I run a local install of  
> python 2.4.3 just to keep out of whatever weirdness gets installed on  
> my machine by our sysadmins.  Pretty standard fare, untar the ball,  
> and './setup.py install --prefix=$HOME/local'
>
> It will complete that without issue, but when I try to run the test,  
> I get:
>
> Python 2.4.3 (#1, Aug 15 2006, 18:09:56)
> [GCC 4.1.0 (SUSE Linux)] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>  >>> import numpy
>  >>> numpy.test(1)
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>    File "/home/m/mmt/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/ 
> __init__.py", line 77, in test
>      return NumpyTest().test(level, verbosity)
>    File "/home/m/mmt/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/testing/ 
> numpytest.py", line 285, in __init__
>      from numpy.distutils.misc_util import get_frame
>    File "/home/m/mmt/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/ 
> distutils/__init__.py", line 5, in ?
>      import ccompiler
>    File "/home/m/mmt/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/ 
> distutils/ccompiler.py", line 6, in ?
>      from distutils.ccompiler import *
>    File "/home/m/mmt/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/ 
> distutils/__init__.py", line 5, in ?
>      import ccompiler
>    File "/home/m/mmt/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/ 
> distutils/ccompiler.py", line 7, in ?
>      from distutils import ccompiler
> ImportError: cannot import name ccompiler
>
>   

This  seems to be a path issue.  Can you give us

import sys
print sys.path()

-Travis





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