[Numpy-discussion] Numpy 1.3.0 rc1 OS X Installer

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Mon Mar 30 10:22:14 CDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 11:06 PM, Robert Pyle <rpyle@post.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Hi David,
> I decided to change the Subject line to be more apropos.
> On Mar 30, 2009, at 3:41 AM, David Cournapeau wrote:
>> David Cournapeau wrote:
>>> On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 3:36 AM, Robert Pyle
>>> <rpyle@post.harvard.edu> wrote:
>>>> 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.
>> Could you try this one ?
>> http://www.ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp/members/david/archives/numpy/numpy-1.3.0rc1-py2.5-macosx10.5.mpkg.tbz2
> This one installs, but only in /Library/Python/2.5/site-packages/,
> that is, for Apple's system python.  This happened when `which python`
> pointed to either EPD python or python.org's 2.5.4.

Yes, what your default python is does not matter: I don't know the
details, but it looks like the mac os x installer only looks whether a
python binary exists in /System/Library/..., that is the one I used to
build the package. You can see this in the Info.plist inside the

>> If it does not work, getting the /var/tmp/install.log would be helpful
>> (the few last lines),
>> /var/tmp/ had a bunch of stuff in it, but no file named
>> install.log.  Perhaps that's because the installation succeeded?

It it because I mistyped the path... logs are in /var/log/install.log.
I tried to find a way to at least print something about missing
requirement, but it does not look like there is a lot of documentation
out there on the apple installer.



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