[Numpy-discussion] question about standalone small software and teaching

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Apr 4 17:07:38 CDT 2007

vallis.35530053@bloglines.com wrote:
> --- Discussion of Numerical Python <numpy-discussion@scipy.org wrote:
> vallis.35530053@bloglines.com
> wrote:

>>> If I get the latest
> SVN of the enthought tool suite, go to enthought/src/lib/enthought/traits,
>>> and build with
>>> python setup.py build_src build_clib build_ext
> --inplace
>>> as suggested in the enthought wiki, and then add
> enthought/src/lib to my
>>> PYTHONPATH, then your snippet fails with
>>> --- begin error message ---
>>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>>   File "prova.py", line 5, in ?
>>> class Camera(HasTraits):
>>> NameError: name 'HasTraits' is not defined
>> Hmm, it works for me.
> Are you sure that your build is being correctly picked up?
>> Import enthought,
> then print enthought.__file__.
> Yes, it is picking up the right one. I assume
> I can run the setup.py in enthought/src/lib/enthought/traits to get only traits,
> right? I'm not installing scipy, or anything else.

Ah, sorry, I missed the bit where you said you only built inside
enthought/traits/. I'd build the whole suite. It'll take a bit, building the
extension modules for Kiva, but nothing too bad. I don't know why you'd get the
error, though. enthought.traits.api should have HasTraits.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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