[SciPy-user] Installing numpy
Sat Nov 17 23:41:59 CST 2007
David Arnold wrote:
> Mac OS X 10.4.11 PPC.
> Installed python from this:
> Installation finishes with "There were errors installing the
> software. Please try installing again." Installing again makes no
> difference, but Python appears to be running:
> darnold $ python
> Python 2.5.1 (r251:54869, Apr 18 2007, 22:08:04)
> [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5367)] on darwin
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> Downloaded numpy from: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/numpy/
> After unpacking and changing directories, simply did this:
> numpy-1.0.4 $ python setup.py install
> Seem to finish OK. But testing according to README.txt resulted in:
> numpy-1.0.4 $ python -c 'import numpy; numpy.test()'
> Running from numpy source directory.
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'test'
> Any ideas or advice?
Change to another directory. The numpy/ directory in the source tree is getting
picked up instead of the installed one. Same thing with scipy.
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that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
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