[SciPy-user] building scipy
nwagner at mecha.uni-stuttgart.de
Wed Jan 25 10:19:58 CST 2006
Nicholas Kottenstette wrote:
>I'm still a bit confused as to whether I need to install Numeric or not.
>Following the building scipy routines for unix
>I went and built scipy which did not generate any of the linear algebra
>routines. ie. unable to import LinearAlgebra
>So looking at the Downloads documentation, I saw that Numeric should be
>installed. Looking at the old Numeric documentation this would
>definetly give me the linear algebra interface, which I did and it works.
>Is this a correct conclusion:
>1. In order to use scipy and utilize linear algebra features such as the
>ability to calculate a matrix inverse and perform a matrixmultiply I
>a) first build and install Numeric, I used version 24.2 from
>b) then build and install scipy as described in
>Looking at Travis's documentation on NumPy p. 14 and p. 15 leaves me
>even further confused. This tends to imply that I should build and
>install numpy instead of Numeric in order to get the linalg package.
>But is NumPy already part of scipy?
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