[Numpy-discussion] problem building Numeric on python 2.5

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Jun 22 17:51:06 CDT 2006

Russell E. Owen wrote:
> I just installed python 2.5b1 on my Mac (10.4 ppc) and can't seem to get 
> Numeric 24.2 installed. It seems to build fine (no obvious error 
> messages), but when I try to import it I get:
> Python 2.5b1 (r25b1:47038M, Jun 20 2006, 16:17:55) 
> [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5341)] on darwin
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>> import Numeric
> __main__:1: ImportWarning: Not importing directory 
> '/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/lib/python2.5/site-pac
> kages/Numeric': missing __init__.py
> Any ideas? Is it somehow incompatible with python 2.5b1?
> For what it's worth, numarray builds and installs fine. I've not tried 
> numpy or any other packages yet.

See Konrad Hinsen's post earlier today "Numeric and Python 2.5b1" for a 
description of the issue and a way to silence the warnings. It's just a warning, 
though, not an error.

Robert Kern

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  an underlying truth."
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