[SciPy-user] installing SciPy without plotting facilities...

Giovanni Samaey Giovanni.Samaey at cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Tue Nov 9 04:24:23 CST 2004

Pearu Peterson wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Nov 2004, Giovanni Samaey wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to install Python + SciPy for use on an Opteron cluster.
>> (with the aim of running parallel later on).  However, due to
>> an "incompatible" X11, the linking step fails when building scipy
>> submodules which depend on X11.  I trust these are only gplt, xplt, etc.
>> Since they cannot be used anyway (the cluster is remote, and there is 
>> no x-forwarding),
>> I might as well shut down these features.
>> How do I tell the installation script that I do not want plotting 
>> features?
> List the corresponing packages in `ignore_packages` list at the end of 
> setup.py file. E.g. set
>   ignore_packages = ['xplt','plt','gplt','gui_thread']

Thanks, this works smoothly... The next problem is in a separate mail ;-)
Also, I have located the correct 64 bit xlib files in a different place 
then standard.  What should I
do to include those instead of standard?

Thanks a lot for all this quick help!


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