[Numpy-discussion] [Announce] Numpy 1.3.0 rc1

Robert Pyle rpyle@post.harvard....
Sun Mar 29 13:36:28 CDT 2009

On Mar 29, 2009, at 10:53 AM, David Cournapeau wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 7:43 AM, Robert Pyle  
> <rpyle@post.harvard.edu> wrote:
>> Hi David,
>> On Mar 29, 2009, at 4:03 AM, David Cournapeau wrote:
>>> Robert Pyle wrote:
>>>> Yes.  When it gets to "Select a Destination", I would expect my  
>>>> boot
>>>> disk to get the green arrow as the installation target, but it (and
>>>> the other three disks) have the exclamation point in the red  
>>>> circle.
>>>> Same thing happened on my MacBook Pro (Intel) with its one disk.
>>> Now that I think about it, maybe this is due to the lack of a python
>>> interpreter from python.org on your side. Did you install any other
>>> python besides the one included in EPD ? If that's the problem, we
>>> should at least mention somewhere that the python from python.org is
>>> needed.
>> Okay, I just installed 2.6.1 from python.org, and it is now the
>> version that starts when I type "python" to Terminal.  I still cannot
>> install numpy-1.3.0rc1 from the OS X installer, numpy-1.3.0rc1-py2.5-
>> macosx10.5.dmg
> Yes, you can't install a python 2.5 package on python 2.6. It is
> almost like installing from sources is actually easier than from an
> installer on mac os x...

I just installed 2.5.4 from python.org, and the OS X installer still  
doesn't work.  This is on a PPC G5; I haven't tried it on my Intel  
MacBook Pro.


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