[SciPy-user] build error

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Thu Aug 16 05:50:45 CDT 2001


On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, you wrote:
> I am trying to install latest cvs on Linux, python 2.1, Numeric from
> latest cvs.
>
> python.setup.py build gives
> ,----
>
> | Traceback (most recent call last):
> |   File "setup.py", line 349, in ?
> |     execfile(os.path.join(numeric_base,'Lib','numeric_version.py'))
> | IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
>
> `----
>
> Well, the only numeric_version.h I have is at
> ,----
>
> | /usr/lib/python2.1/site-packages/Numeric/numeric_version.py
>

To build SciPy you need to get the Numeric sources and place them in a 
subdirectory named Numerical under the main SciPy tree.

-Travis



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