[IPython-user] new numpy/scipy

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 10:11:48 CST 2006

Ryan Krauss wrote:
> I just switched to the new numpy/scipy and when I start ipython with
> the options -pylab -p scipy I get the warning message:
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'alter_numeric'
> WARNING: Failure executing code: 'scipy.alter_numeric()'
> I am assuming this is not a big deal and am just ignoring it, but I am
> wondering if I need to set something somewhere in my rc files to tell
> ipython I want to use numpy and the new scipy (I have set this option
> in my matplotlibrc, but have not changed anything in ipythonrc's).
> Do I need to do anything?

Find where alter_numeric() is being called and delete that line. It's likely
that it is in ipythonrc-scipy. Also, make sure that matplotlib has been built
against numpy.

Robert Kern
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