[AstroPy] Installing scisoft on MacOS 10.6.7
Thu Sep 22 03:13:14 CDT 2011
Just wanted to add that MacPorts does also install a 64-bit version of
Python by default.
On Wednesday, 21 September 2011, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> If you're interested in a 64-bit configuration, I have a description of the
> process I've used for configuring two (desktop & laptop) 10.6 systems here:
> On Sep 21, 2011, at 2:30 PM, David Johnston wrote:
> Thanks David. I followed those instructions and everything appears to
> > wrote:
>> I can endorse the instructions provided by Thomas Robitaille for
>> installing Python using MacPorts. These are at
>> His post to this list is at
>> I have used these instructions to install Python with all the scientific
>> packages I wanted on two Macs running Snow Leopard (10.6.8). It looks like
>> PIL can be installed using MacPorts too.
>> On Sep 21, 2011, at 8:01 AM, David Johnston wrote:
>> I have been trying to install the usual set of numerical packages on my
>> Mac laptop, numpy, scipy, matplotlib etc. I also need to be able to read
>> jpegs and other images so I see that I probably need PIL.
>> My system is Mac OSX 10.6.7 (Snow Leopard). This is intel core duo
>> After much work, I have been able to install numpy, scipy, matplotlib but
>> not PIL. This is under python 2.6.6. numpy 1.5.1, scipy 0.9.0, matplotlib
>> 1.0.0. PIL.Image.VERSION=1.1.7
>> I can import PIL but it fails to work properly. I think I got it to read
>> jpeg files but the Image.show() method failed with
>> raise ImportError("The _imaging C module is not installed")
>> I also tried installing scisoft. I tried versions 2011.17.1 and 2011.1.1.
>> Neither were able to import scipy.
>> Anyone have any advise for installing scisoft on 10.6.7 or some
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