[SciPy-dev] NumPy import problem.

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Jan 6 15:38:34 CST 2006


Charles R Harris wrote:
> If I try to import numpy from python in my home directory I get the
> following error:
> 
>>>> from numpy import *
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/numpy/__init__.py", line 59, in ?
>     from core import *
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/numpy/core/__init__.py", line
> 27, in ?
>     test = ScipyTest().test
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/numpy/testing/numpytest.py",
> line 210, in __init__
>     from numpy.distutils.misc_util import get_frame
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/numpy/distutils/__init__.py",
> line 5, in ?
>     import ccompiler
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/numpy/distutils/ccompiler.py",
> line 32, in ?
>     CCompiler.spawn = new.instancemethod(CCompiler_spawn,None,CCompiler)
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'instancemethod'

Do you have a module named "new" in your home directory?

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