[SciPy-user] python 2.6.2 mac os x (import signal causes a Bus Error)

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Tue Jul 14 19:43:01 CDT 2009


On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 3:33 AM, Russell E. Owen<rowen@uw.edu> wrote:
> In article <4A5BEFBE.7040006@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp>,
>  David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
>
>> Rajanikanth Jammalamadaka wrote:
>> > I tried it on another system (also Mac OS X) which had numpy version
>> > 1.3 and it seems to work fine on that one.
>> >
>> > So, is it a version problem?
>> >
>>
>> Yes - if you use the official scipy binary, you need to use the
>> corresponding official numpy binary (which is 1.3.0 for python 2.6). As
>> an alternative, you can build scipy by yourself against numpy - in this
>> case, you can use numpy 1.2.1.
>
> Except that numpy 1.3.0 is the minimum version that is compatible with
> Python 2.6.

You can get without on mac os x if you don't care about a few bugs.
Certainly, the OP had numpy 1.2.1 installed for 2.6, after all (numpy
would have never load and pass tests under 2.6 if it was using a
version built against 2.6).

cheers,

David


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