[SciPy-Dev] need to install python-dev|python-devel.

Vincent Davis vincent@vincentdavis....
Sat Jun 12 16:11:52 CDT 2010

I think I just found it. I don't know my way around ubuntu that well.


On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 3:08 PM, Vincent Davis <vincent@vincentdavis.net> wrote:
> The current numpy downloaded from http://github.com/cournape/numpy.git
> installed. I get an error which tells me to install
> python-dev|python-devel
> I am running ubuntu 10. which comes with py 2.6.5 installed. I was not
> sure the best way to to get python-dev installed as I am not really
> sure what it is.
> File "numpy/core/setup.py", line 255, in check_types
>    "Cannot compiler 'Python.h'. Perhaps you need to "\
> SystemError: Cannot compiler 'Python.h'. Perhaps you need to install
> python-dev|python-devel.
> Seems to me this is the same error I got when trying to install on my
> osx machine. Of course there is more.
> Thanks
> Vincent

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