[SciPy-user] Enthought python
ryanfedora at comcast.net
Sat Jul 16 15:53:32 CDT 2005
Sounds good. I will backup C:\Python23 to an external hard drive and
give this a try - but probably not until Monday. I will let the list
know how it went in case anyone else ever needs to do it.
Joe Cooper wrote:
> It will probably not play nicely with Python installations of the same
> major.minor version (i.e. any 2.3 version), but it can exist alongside
> other Python revisions (you have to figure out the path issues,
> however, and decide which python is your default python, and if it is
> not the last python installed manually configure the associations and
> The 2.4 release that I'm currently working will play nicely with
> existing Python installations even of the same revision, in the sense
> that it will get its own directory and won't interfere with existing
> registry entries.
> It will pretty much do as you've described in the current version (add
> to or overwrite existing), but I'm not making any guarantees that
> everything will work on the other end of the process. You may end up
> reinstalling some of your python modules anyway.
> Anyway, I think you can do a rollback with our installer...so if
> things really go horribly wrong, you could do a rollback uninstall
> (just don't touch anything in the Python23 directory before you know
> the stuff you /need/ to work is working after the installation) and it
> should take you back to where you were before you installed. Maybe.
> I'd back up C:\Python23, anyway. ;-)
> Ryan Krauss wrote:
>> Does anyone on this list know if the Enthought Python win32 installer
>> will play nicely with my existing Python installation? I am trying
>> to get mayavi installed and the Enthought installer was recommended
>> to me as the easiest way. I am getting ready to do that, but don't
>> want to end up essentially reinstalling every Python package I have
>> ever installed.
>> The ideal behavior would be for the Enthought installer to only add
>> packages and probably overwrite the ones I have already installed and
>> leave everything else alone. Is this what will happen?
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