[Numpy-discussion] numpy install on mac os x 10.4

Erin Sheldon erin.sheldon at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 12:20:55 CST 2006


On 12/31/06, Jeff Whitaker <jswhit at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> Erin Sheldon wrote:
> > Hi All -
> >
> > You can do this quite simply with fink if you have
> > the patience to wait for the compilations to finish.
> > This works on my ppc mac  with
> > XCode and fink installed (12/31/2006):
> >
> >   fink install scipy-py24
> >   sudo apt-get install gettext-dev=0.10.40-25 gettext=0.10.40-25
> >   fink install matplotlib-py24
> >
> > For more details see this page I set up:
> > http://howdy.physics.nyu.edu/index.php/Numpy_For_Mac_Using_Fink
> >
> > Erin
> >
> Erin:  Nice tutorial.  I recommend one extra step though - right after
> installing fink,  add 'unstable/main' to the 'Trees:' line in
> /sw/etc/fink.conf, and run 'fink selfupdate'.  That way you will get the
> latest versions of all the packages.

Right, thanks.  That was explained in the tutorial but I only
described how to use FinkCommander to enable the
unstable branch.   See " Installing NumPy and SciPy"

BTW, it is a wiki so feel free to edit.

>
> Also, if you want the python 2.5 versions, substitute 'py25' for 'py24'.
>
> -Jeff


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