[Numpy-discussion] Numpy installation problem

Keith Goodman kwgoodman@gmail....
Sat Jul 24 17:16:54 CDT 2010


On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 3:12 PM, Jonathan Tu <jhtu@princeton.edu> wrote:
>
> On Jul 24, 2010, at 6:09 PM, David Cournapeau wrote:
>
>> On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 7:00 AM, Jonathan Tu <jhtu@princeton.edu> wrote:
>>>> If you install shared libraries into a directory which is not looked
>>>> in by default by ld, you should add it to the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, e.g.:
>>>>
>>>> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$HOME/local/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH python -c "import numpy"
>>>>
>>>> David
>>>
>>> Ok, that makes sense to me.  I tried to see what the current value is by doing
>>>        echo $LD_LIBRARY_PATH
>>
>> It is very possible that you don't have it defined by default on your
>> platform. The undefined variable may be a peculiarity of the cshell -
>> the instructions I gave you assumed a bourne shell or compatible.
>>
>> David
>
> Ok, I assumed as much and proceeded by simply setting the environment variable.  I did not add the part where you said
>        python -c "import numpy"
>
> What does that part do?  It turns out that by fixing my library path, numpy now imports.  I assume that my installation of h5py doesn't need to be redone just because I reinstalled Numpy?
>
>

Try:

$ python
>>> import h5py.tests
>>> h5py.tests.runtests()
.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Ran 247 tests in 1.180s

OK
<unittest._TextTestResult run=247 errors=0 failures=0>


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