[SciPy-dev] Never change a running system

Pearu Peterson pearu at cens.ioc.ee
Tue Nov 19 15:03:46 CST 2002


On Tue, 19 Nov 2002, Nils Wagner wrote:

> Due to some problems I have reinstalled scipy via 
> latest cvs. python setp.py build works fine. 
> However python setup.py install failed 

The latest scipy CVS works fine here.
 
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.2/py_compile.py", line 62, in compile 
>     codeobject = __builtin__.compile(codestring, dfile or file, 
> 'exec') 
> TypeError: compile() argument 1 must be string without null bytes, 
> not str 
>  
> Any suggestion ? 

Clean up your scipy installation and try:

  cd cvs/scipy
  python setup_scipy_core.py install
  python setup_scipy.py install

Pearu




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