[SciPy-user] Failed build (AGAIN)

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sat Dec 17 21:51:35 CST 2005

Frank wrote:
> Dear All,
> What am I doing wrong? Although I have never gotten an explicit build 
> error, I have never been able to import the interpolate of integrate 
> subpackages. After numerous failed attempts, I tried to build from 
> scratch. I deleted the directory:
> /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.3/lib/
> python2.3/site-packages/scipy
> and then followed the instructions for building from SVN at Chris 
> Fonnesbeck's "Building SciPy for Mac OS X" webpage to the letter. I 
> still cannot import most subpackages such as integrate while others 
> such as linalg and fft import just fine. Incidentally, I also do no 
> have access to "top-level" functions such as derivative or factorial.
> I have attached a complete build log of the entire process. I would  be
> very grateful for any help you could provide.

You have to run

  $ python setup.py install

after you run

  $ python setup.py build

Robert Kern
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