[SciPy-user] Re: Enthought python

Bryan Cole bryan.cole at teraview.com
Mon Jul 18 03:43:43 CDT 2005

On Sat, 2005-07-16 at 10:54 -0400, Ryan Krauss wrote:
> Does anyone on this list know if the Enthought Python win32 installer 
> will play nicely with my existing Python installation?  I am trying to 
> get mayavi installed and the Enthought installer was recommended to me 
> as the easiest way.  I am getting ready to do that, but don't want to 
> end up essentially reinstalling every Python package I have ever installed.

If it's just mayavi you want, you can get a "binary" version (i.e. all
shared libs packaged with the MacMillan installer or similar). It's a
10MB download but it'll run independently of your python installation.


> The ideal behavior would be for the Enthought installer to only add 
> packages and probably overwrite the ones I have already installed and 
> leave everything else alone.  Is this what will happen?
> Thanks,
> Ryan

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