[SciPy-dev] SciPy 0.1 and Numeric 21

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Fri Feb 22 12:28:51 CST 2002


On Thursday 21 February 2002 01:10 pm, you wrote:
> Hi folks-
>
> Thanks for all the help with the Solaris install; it finally
> worked!
>
> Not content with leaving well enough alone (i.e. with
> Numeric 20.1.0), I tried installing with Numeric-21.0b1.
>
> The build and install goes fine, but "import scipy" fails with:
> >>> import scipy
>
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>   File "/home/laplace/lib/python2.2/site-packages/scipy/__init__.py", line
> 41, in ? from handy import *
>   File "/home/laplace/lib/python2.2/site-packages/scipy/handy.py", line 1,
> in ? import Numeric
>   File "/home/laplace/lib/python2.2/site-packages/Numeric/Numeric.py", line
> 124, in ? arrayrange = multiarray.arange
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'arange'

This is strange.  It appears to be completely a Numeric issue.  Perhaps you 
have an older version of Numeric  as a subdirectory of SciPy.  

I don't understand how SciPy could cause this error. 

-Travis



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