[Numpy-discussion] Numpy installation

Amit Itagi aitagi@gmail....
Wed Apr 2 11:31:53 CDT 2008


Great !!  This works for me. Thanks for your help !!

Rgds,
Amit

On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 5:36 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 4:21 PM, Amit Itagi <aitagi@gmail.com> wrote:
> > This directory is just the Python source distribution (post configure
> and
> > make). I don't have root permissions to our cluster and the default
> python
> > distribution is an older one. Hence, I have my custom Python
> distribution in
> > this /Python-2.5.2/ directory. The binary is /Python-2.5.2/python .
>
> Okay, don't do that. You will have to actually install Python to
> another location. For example, make a directory ~/python2.5/. Now go
> to the Python source directory; it would probably be best to start
> with a clean one. Configure Python using ~/python2.5 as the prefix:
>
>  $ ./configure --prefix=~/python2.5
>
> Now "make" and "make install". Add ~/python2.5/bin to your $PATH,
> preferably before /usr/bin or wherever the old python executable is.
> Build and install numpy using the ~/python2.5/bin/python binary. You
> should not need to set the --prefix.
>
> --
> 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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