[SciPy-user] weave.test() fails (Caught CompileError)

Fernando Perez fperez at pizero.colorado.edu
Tue Jul 23 16:02:58 CDT 2002

> Please excuse my ignorance.  I am new
> to Python, weave, and windows.
> I finally figured out to use IDLE.
> But the only way I know to start
> IDLE is to find a .py file in "Windows Explorer"
> and click on it.  Is there a IDLE.exe I can 
> run from a command-line? (*not a important question*)

Well, I've installed python on windows in the past, and I did get a python 
menu in the start menu with IDLE as one of the options. Look for that.

> I have installed Numeric
> Here's what is going on now.
> I downloaded and executed Numeric-21.0.win32.py2.2.exe

Good. Now the Numeric errors are gone.

> Ewarning: specified build_dir '_bad_path_' does not exist or is or is not
> writable. Trying default locations

This seems to be the heart of the problem. Unfortunately I don't know enough 
about weave's internals to be of help here, sorry.



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