[Numpy-discussion] [ANN] numpy 1.4.0 rc2

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Dec 26 16:15:29 CST 2009


On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 2:19 PM, Gökhan Sever <gokhansever@gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 4:57 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 1:41 AM, Gökhan Sever <gokhansever@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 9:05 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi,
>> >>
>> >> I have just released the 2nd release candidate for numpy 1.4.0, which
>> >> fixes a few critical bugs founds since the RC1. Tarballs and binary
>> >> installers for numpy/scipy may be found on
>> >> https://sourceforge.net/projects/numpy.
>> >>
>> >> cheers,
>> >>
>> >> David
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>> > This release results with the same import error on my system that I
>> posted
>> > on
>>
>> Don't use develop, and install numpy normally, but from scratch.
>> Develop mode has some quircks, and it does not worth it unless you
>> want to work on numpy code yourself IMHO,
>>
>
> OK, a clean svn check-out and python setup.py install I get another
> interesting import error:
>
> [gsever@ccn ~]$ pwd
> /home/gsever
> [gsever@ccn ~]$ python
>
> Python 2.6 (r26:66714, Jun  8 2009, 16:07:26)
> [GCC 4.4.0 20090506 (Red Hat 4.4.0-4)] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import numpy
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>   File "/home/gsever/Desktop/python-repo/numpy/numpy/__init__.py", line
> 123, in <module>
>     raise ImportError(msg)
> ImportError: Error importing numpy: you should not try to import numpy from
>         its source directory; please exit the numpy source tree, and
> relaunch
>         your python intepreter from there.
> >>>
>
> I launch the interpreter from a different directory than where the sources
> located, however it still complains.
>
> For the develop, it is one of easiest ways to catch up the bug-fixes even
> though I don't work on the source directly. So far besides a few glitches it
> was always working. I also install scipy, ipython, matplotlib, sympy and all
> other available packages using develop. Keep the checkouts in the directory
> on my desktop and if/when necessary do svn up or whichever command it
> corresponds to their respective vcs. I wonder how other people keep up the
> changes easily without using develop option.
>
>
I never see any of these problems and apparently no one else does either.
There is something unique about your system. What does os.getcwd() return?

Chuck
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