[SciPy-user] Installation on Mac OSX, again

Bob Ippolito scipy-user@scipy.net
Wed, 10 Sep 2003 03:34:08 -0400


On Wednesday, Sep 10, 2003, at 03:08 America/New_York, Andrew Straw 
wrote:

> On Wednesday, Sep 10, 2003, at 15:49 Australia/Adelaide, Bob Ippolito 
> wrote:
>
>> On Tuesday, Sep 9, 2003, at 23:18 America/New_York, Andrew Straw 
>> wrote:
>>
>>> In the meantime, I exist quite happily by grabbing ATLAS from fink, 
>>> but using the "official" MacPython-2.3 from Jack Jansen and 
>>> compiling scipy (and other python modules not available through 
>>> Package Manager) from CVS sources.  I posted some stuff to this list 
>>> about a few tweaks to scipy's build system -- I think site.cfg or 
>>> something.
>>
>> I can't seem to find your previous thread about the tweaks to scipy's 
>> build system in the archives, can you forward me the message?
>
> Looks like I actually posted solutions to pythonmac-sig. Sorry for the 
> confusion.
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/pythonmac-sig/2003-April/007617.html
>
> In a nutshell, my method is:
> 0) installing prerequisites
> 1) Create scipy_core/scipy_distutils/site.cfg for ATLAS et al.
> 2) remove xplt from the build process (I just haven't put in the 
> effort to get it to compile - I can't see why it shouldn't) by 
> commenting it out of setup.py.
> 3) python setup.py install
>
>> Also, I'd be interested to know what modules you're using that aren't 
>> covered by either my PackageManager repository or Jack's, so I can 
>> package them and make everyone's life easier.
>
> A quick browse down the memory lane called 'site-packages' shows that 
> in addition to many packages in your and Jack's PackMan databases, I 
> most frequently use scipy (including chaco), biggles, Gnuplot, 
> IPython, mysql, reportlab, piddle, rpy, pyro, pytables, and numarray.  
> (Actually, some of these might be in the databases, but I remember 
> building them myself...)

mysql and piddle are in my repository already, I'll get the rest in 
there soonish.  remind me if I don't.

-bob