[SciPy-user] Install of scipy core for current scipy users

Gary Pajer gpajer at rider.edu
Thu Oct 6 11:54:37 CDT 2005


Travis Oliphant wrote:

>Gary wrote:
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>>Travis Oliphant wrote:
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>>>If you are a current user of scipy and want to try out the new scipy 
>>>core.  You can do so.
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>>>However, the default install will change four __init__.py files on 
>>>your system (which will probably "break" the rest of scipy).
>>>
>>>Hopefully we will get scipy as a whole to work with the new system 
>>>shortly.   There has also been talk of putting together a simple 
>>>install to fixup the __init__ files so that old scipy and new 
>>>scipy_core can live together peacefully (anyone who can help with that 
>>>is welcomed).
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>>>scipy\__init__.py
>>>scipy\linalg\__init__.py
>>>scipy\fftpack\__init__.py
>>>scipy\stats\__init__.py
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>>>are the affected files.
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>>>The ones from scipy can just be copied back, but then you won't get 
>>>the functions from new scipy.
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>>>-Travis
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>>I anxious to try scipy core, but I don't want my system to stop working, 
>>either.  So let's see if I understand:
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>>Current:   WinXP,   python 2.3
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>>I would:
>>- upgrade to python 2.4
>>- rename the four files above (to save them, just in case ?)
>>- install scipy core
>>- make the necessary changes to my sources
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>>Third-party apps that depend on scipy, and whose sources have not been 
>>updated, will break.
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>What I'm doing is running new scipy on Python 2.4  and old scipy on 
>Python 2.3 --- then my SciPy installs don't conflict with each other at all.
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Can one do that on WinXP without upsetting the Registry?



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