[Numpy-discussion] Numpy installation
Wed Apr 2 11:31:53 CDT 2008
Great !! This works for me. Thanks for your help !!
On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 5:36 PM, Robert Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 4:21 PM, Amit Itagi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > This directory is just the Python source distribution (post configure
> > make). I don't have root permissions to our cluster and the default
> > distribution is an older one. Hence, I have my custom Python
> distribution in
> > this /Python-2.5.2/ directory. The binary is /Python-2.5.2/python .
> Okay, don't do that. You will have to actually install Python to
> another location. For example, make a directory ~/python2.5/. Now go
> to the Python source directory; it would probably be best to start
> with a clean one. Configure Python using ~/python2.5 as the prefix:
> $ ./configure --prefix=~/python2.5
> Now "make" and "make install". Add ~/python2.5/bin to your $PATH,
> preferably before /usr/bin or wherever the old python executable is.
> Build and install numpy using the ~/python2.5/bin/python binary. You
> should not need to set the --prefix.
> 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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