[Numpy-discussion] numarray 0.5 -> python setup.py build fails
jmiller at stsci.edu
Tue May 6 09:46:15 CDT 2003
Sebastian Haase wrote:
>I just tried this :
>haase at baboon:~/numarray-0.5: python2.2 setup.py build --gencode
>error: could not create '/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/numarray':
>I guess this is the same bug I ran into a couple month ago - I already now a
Here's a couple work arounds I use:
1) When trying to install to /usr/lib, I first "su root".
2) When I don't like to or can't "su root", I first install Python in
my home directory using: "./configure --prefix=$HOME". With a local
Python, site-packages is also local and writeable by default.
That said, setup.py has some kludges in it that need to be eliminated or
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