[SciPy-dev] issues with scipy and eggs

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 16:18:43 CST 2005


Arnd Baecker wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Dec 2005, Andrew Straw wrote:
> 
> [...]
> 
>>Having two packages that use the "scipy" namespace seems to be at the
>>root of the issue here. (Hence the UserWarning above.) Do we need to do
>>something relating to setuptools' namespace packages?
> 
> Maybe this is related: I tried to install scipy core to
> one place and full scipy to a different place and
> add boths paths to PYTHONPATH.
> This does not work and I think this is because
> (depending on the order) either
> (scipy core is found) or (scipy full is found
> but then scipy core is not found) ...
> 
> I am also wondering about the implications for adding
> addditional libararies (eg. those from the sandbox)
> to some other place: imagine scipy core and scipy full
> are installed as debian/etc.. packages and one
> would like to add something - is this possible (as non-root)?

Not normally, no. Eggs can do this, though.

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