[Numpy-discussion] Installation and Uninstallation

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Wed Aug 16 16:10:17 CDT 2006

Elijah Gregory wrote:
> Dear NumPy Users,
>    I am attempting to install numpy-0.9.8 as a user on unix system. 
> When I install numpy by typing "python setup.py install" as per the 
> (only) instructions in the README.txt file everything proceeds 
> smoothly until some point where the script attempts to write a file to 
> the root-level /usr/lib64.  How can I configure the setup.py script to 
> use my user-level directories which I do have access to?  Also, given 
> that the install exited with an error, how do I clean up the aborted 
> installation?  

Is there a particular reason you are installing numpy-0.9.8?  Please use 
the latest version as 0.9.8 is a pre-beta release.


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