[SciPy-User] Problem Installing with Python 2.7 on OS X 10.6

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Fri Sep 16 14:46:31 CDT 2011


On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 2:59 PM, Eli Finkelshteyn <iefinkel@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Every time I try to install SciPy, I get the following error:
>
> $ pip install scipy
> Downloading/unpacking scipy
>   Running setup.py egg_info for package scipy
>     Traceback (most recent call last):
>       File "<string>", line 14, in <module>
>       File "/Users/elifinkelshteyn/build/scipy/setup.py", line 181, in
> <module>
>         setup_package()
>       File "/Users/elifinkelshteyn/build/scipy/setup.py", line 131, in
> setup_package
>         from numpy.distutils.core import setup
>       File
> "/usr/local/Cellar/python/2.7.2/lib/python2.7/site-packages/numpy/__init__.py",
> line 137, in <module>
>         import add_newdocs
>       File
> "/usr/local/Cellar/python/2.7.2/lib/python2.7/site-packages/numpy/add_newdocs.py",
> line 9, in <module>
>         from numpy.lib import add_newdoc
>       File
> "/usr/local/Cellar/python/2.7.2/lib/python2.7/site-packages/numpy/lib/__init__.py",
> line 4, in <module>
>         from type_check import *
>       File
> "/usr/local/Cellar/python/2.7.2/lib/python2.7/site-packages/numpy/lib/type_check.py",
> line 8, in <module>
>         import numpy.core.numeric as _nx
>       File
> "/usr/local/Cellar/python/2.7.2/lib/python2.7/site-packages/numpy/core/__init__.py",
> line 5, in <module>
>         import multiarray
>     ImportError: dynamic module does not define init function
> (initmultiarray)
>
> I've tried installing from source by cloning from Git, installing
> through pip, installing through easy_install. Nothing works. I'm running
> everything through OS X 10.6 with Homebrew and using Python 2.7. Numpy
> is installed and works fine.

Actually, numpy does not work: you get an error when importing numpy
(python -c "import numpy" should give you the same error).

cheers,

David


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