[SciPy-user] scipy 0.4.3 installation to python 2.4.2

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Tue Dec 6 03:28:08 CST 2005

Martin Somers wrote:

> Downloaded the windows binaries and have being trying in vein to 
> install have also tried compiling from source Process install python 
> 2.4.2 -- "python-2.4.2.msi" install numeric 24.2 -- 
> "Numeric-24.2.win32-py2.4.exe" install scipy -- 
> "scipy-0.4.3.win32-py2.4.exe" on importing scypi no module found 
> modified the sys.path to include the scipy directory but still the 
> same have tried python setup.py install resulting File "setup.py", 
> line 24, in ? from scipy.distutil.core import setup ImportError: No 
> module named scipy.distutils.core Any suggestions what i might be able 
> to try tks M

scipy 0.4.3  requires scipy_core  (not Numeric)  as a pre-requisite.

You can get scipy_core from the Numeric sourceforge site.  scipy_core is 
the replacement for Numeric which is obsolete but kept around for legacy 


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