[Numpy-discussion] Numpy installation

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Apr 1 13:44:54 CDT 2008


On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 1:31 PM, Amit Itagi <aitagi@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 1:21 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 10:16 AM, Amit Itagi <aitagi@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I am installing this on a CENTOS linux platform (64 bit AMD opteron).
> The
> > > path to my python directory is /home/amit/packages/Python-2.5.2 . If I
> > > temporarily make the atlas library unavailable (by renaming the
> directory to
> > > some name that is not in the path), I can perform the build. Now in the
> > > installation stage, I use
> > >  python setup.py
> > > and then choose the option 2/home/amit/packages/Python-2.5.2. In the
> > > proposed sys.argv the path is shown as /home/amit/packages/python-2.5.2.
> > > Incidentally, it also creates this new directory during install.
> >
> > Looking at the code, I can confirm that the menu system is simply
> > buggy and the cause of your problem. Do not use it.
> >
>
> Robert,
>
> Could you kindly suggest an alternate way of getting it right ?

Just like every other Python package:

  $ python setup.py build
  ...
  $ sudo python setup.py install --prefix=/home/amit/packages/Python-2.5.2

http://docs.python.org/inst/inst.html

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco


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