IGNORE [SciPy-user] distutils problem on cvs install under python 2.3

Christopher Fonnesbeck chris at fonnesbeck.org
Mon Feb 23 16:21:22 CST 2004


On Feb 23, 2004, at 12:37 PM, Christopher Fonnesbeck wrote:

>
> On Feb 4, 2004, at 2:39 PM, Pearu Peterson wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 4 Feb 2004, Christopher Fonnesbeck wrote:
>>
>>> When I attempt a build of the latest cvs on a clean Debian Linux
>>> install of python2.3, I get this old error message:
>>>
>>> chris at redhead:/usr/src/scipy$ python setup.py build
>>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>>    File "setup.py", line 25, in ?
>>>      from scipy_distutils.core import setup
>>>    File "scipy_core/scipy_distutils/core.py", line 1, in ?
>>>      from distutils.core import *
>>> ImportError: No module named distutils.core
>>
>> Could you verify that adding `import distutils` before the line #1
>> fixes this import error?
>>
>>> I thought this bug in distutils was squashed long ago. Am I missing
>>> something here?
>>
>> Strange, I am on debian too with Python 2.3.3 and I don't get this 
>> error.
>> Btw, do you have write permissions to
>> /usr/src/scipy/scipy_core/scipy_distutils directory? I noticed that
>> the traceback comes from .py file and not from .pyc file.
>>
>
> I have tried reinstalling python2.3 on Debian, but when I try and 
> import distutils, it tells me that there is no model named distutils! 
> It seems that the current testing/stable distributions of python2.3 
> are broken.
>

Ignore this; I didnt have the proper python-dev installed.

C.
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Christopher J. Fonnesbeck ( c h r i s @ f o n n e s b e c k . o r g )
Georgia Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, University of Georgia



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