[SciPy-user] installing SciPy without plotting facilities...

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Mon Nov 8 11:58:57 CST 2004



On Mon, 8 Nov 2004, Giovanni Samaey wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am trying to install Python + SciPy for use on an Opteron cluster.
> (with the aim of running parallel later on).  However, due to
> an "incompatible" X11, the linking step fails when building scipy
> submodules which depend on X11.  I trust these are only gplt, xplt, etc.
>
> Since they cannot be used anyway (the cluster is remote, and there is no 
> x-forwarding),
> I might as well shut down these features.
> How do I tell the installation script that I do not want plotting features?

List the corresponing packages in `ignore_packages` list at the end of 
setup.py file. E.g. set

   ignore_packages = ['xplt','plt','gplt','gui_thread']

Pearu



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