[SciPy-User] curve_fit missing from scipy.optimize

Benedikt Riedel briedel@wisc....
Sun Jul 18 23:30:53 CDT 2010


Hi

Sorry for the late reply. I was out for a couple days.

I was trying to create the install.pth file and noticed that there is no
~/.local/lib/ directory. This might the problem here, but i am not sure.

Cheers,

Ben

On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 09:02, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com>wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 7:22 AM, Benedikt Riedel <briedel@wisc.edu> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 01:10, Charles R Harris <
>> charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 11:52 PM, Benedikt Riedel <briedel@wisc.edu>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hey,
>>>>
>>>> It is Ubuntu 10.04 on an AMD-64 from the alternative install CD. I first
>>>> installed
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Same here except AMD Phenom.
>>>
>>>> build-essential gfortran libatlas-sse2-dev
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Special SSE2 packages are a 32 bit thing, are you running the 32 bit
>>> version of Ubuntu?
>>>
>>
>>
>> Running a 64-bit version
>>
>>>  python-all-dev ipython
>>>> subversion
>>>>
>>>> via apt-get. Then I installed nose, numpy and finally scipy using the
>>>> package from the website
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Usually I apt-get numpy and scipy for the dependencies, then install from
>>> svn. If you do install from source in addition to the ubuntu packages you
>>> might want to modify the path so the proper package is used. I use
>>>
>>> $charris@ubuntu ~$ cat ~/.local/lib/python2.6/site-packages/install.pth
>>> /usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages
>>>
>>> Although I suspect /usr/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages would work as
>>> well.
>>>
>>
>>
>> I tried the apt-get path but it tells me that numpy and scipy is installed
>> therefore I cant reinstall it.
>>
>> I dont seem to have /usr/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages but instead
>> only have a /usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages.
>>
>> I checked out the minpack.py in the dist-packages folder
>> (/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages) and found that it did have a
>> reference to curve_fit, but when I checked /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages
>> and the minpack.py did not have a reference to curve_fit.
>>
>>
> So are things working for you now? You need to make
> ~/.local/lib/python2.6/site-packages/install.pth yourself as it isn't there
> out of the box.
>
> <snip>
>
> Chuck
>
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