[SciPy-user] Install problem - Overwriting message when importing scipy

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Tue Dec 20 23:53:05 CST 2005

On Wed, 21 Dec 2005, Hugo Gamboa wrote:

> Hi to all,
> I decided to make the effort to use the svn version of scipy.
> After adding the requested libraries to my kubuntu box, the core/scipy
> install process gave some warnings but managed to finish.
> The problem appears when the import is done where the following messages
> appear:
>>> import scipy
> Overwriting test = <module 'scipy.test' from
> '/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/test/__init__.pyc'> with <bound
> method ScipyTest.test of <scipy.test.testing.ScipyTest instance at
> 0xb4eec58c>>
> Overwriting utils = <module 'scipy.base.utils' from
> '/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/base/utils.pyc'> with <module '
> scipy.utils' from
> '/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/utils/__init__.pyc'>
> Overwriting fftpack = <module 'scipy.basic.fftpack' from
> '/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/basic/fftpack.pyc'> with <module '
> scipy.fftpack' from
> '/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/fftpack/__init__.pyc'>
> Overwriting fft = <function fft at 0xb4eef41c> with <function fft at
> 0xb48d23e4>
> Overwriting ifft = <function inverse_fft at 0xb4eef454> with <function ifft
> at 0xb48d241c>
> Overwriting randn = <built-in method randn of mtrand.RandomState object at
> 0xb7e58190> with <function randn at 0xb48a59cc>

These messages are ok, for now, I'll suppress these warnings once we have 
pkgload hooks finished. They report what earlier scipy (pre-pkgload 
scipy) had done silently.

> Some code that used to work with scipy managed to give a segmentation fault.

Does scipy.test(1,2) succeed? If not, could you send the failure report?


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