[SciPy-user] Installing SciPy in user directory?

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Tue Nov 9 14:17:15 CST 2004

On Tue, 9 Nov 2004, Yaroslav Bulatov wrote:

> Hi, I'm trying to run SciPy on a Linux cluster, which doesn't have
> SciPy installed and for which I don't have admin priviledges. Is that
> possible?


> In particular I'm wondering if I can install SciPy into home
> directory. There's a 2 year old thread describing how to do it with
> Numeric, but has anyone done it with whole SciPy?

No problem. You can either do it by

   python setup.py install --prefix=~


   python setup.py install --home=~

In either case you may need to specify the installed location
also in PYTHONPATH environment variable.

See also `python setup.py install --help`.


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