[SciPy-user] I'm lost on installation

Pierre Dueck dueck@math.ucdavis....
Thu Dec 6 22:14:49 CST 2007


Thanks!  That was fast!

-Pierre

On Dec 6, 2007, at 7:58 PM, David Cournapeau wrote:

> Pierre Dueck wrote:
>> I'm trying to install Numpy and Scipy.  I'm lost on how to finish  
>> this
>> - I would appreciate help very much!  I found a problem when running
>> the numpy test:
>>
>>>>> import numpy
>> Running from numpy source directory.
>>>>> numpy.test(1,10)
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'test'
>>>>>
> You should not launch python while you are in the source tree. The
> message "running from numpy source directory" may not be really clear,
> but this means numpy has no chance of working for normal usage. Same  
> for
> scipy: once you've finished installing scipy, you should not try to
> launch python in the source directory.
>
> cheers,
>
> David
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