[SciPy-user] 3d plotting question

Christian Kristukat ckkart at hoc.net
Thu Sep 29 05:37:59 CDT 2005

Prabhu Ramachandran wrote:

> that in the next several months.
> If you are willing to try and go over a few hoops installing the
> enthought tool suite (no installers yet) you can get it from SVN and
> try out the tools inside the TVTK package.  Some preliminary
> information is available here (I'll update the pages over the next
> week):
>  http://www.enthought.com/enthought/wiki/TVTK

That sounds very interesting. Do I need a complete enthought installation to be
able to use tvtk? Anyway I couldn't build enthought so I would need some hints
here. I tried
python setup_enthought.py build
in a fresh svn copy and I get the following error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "setup_enthought.py", line 143, in ?
  File "setup_enthought.py", line 135, in setup_package
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/scipy_distutils/core.py", line 73, in setup
    return old_setup(**new_attr)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/distutils/core.py", line 149, in setup
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/distutils/dist.py", line 907, in run_commands
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/distutils/dist.py", line 927, in run_command
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/distutils/command/build.py", line 107, in run
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/distutils/cmd.py", line 333, in run_command
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/distutils/dist.py", line 927, in run_command
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/scipy_distutils/command/build_src.py",
line 129, in run
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/scipy_distutils/command/build_src.py",
line 215, in build_s ources
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/scipy_distutils/command/build_src.py",
line 249, in build_e xtension_sources
    sources = self.generate_sources(sources, ext)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/scipy_distutils/command/build_src.py",
line 291, in generat e_sources
    source = func(extension, build_dir)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/scipy_distutils/misc_util.py", line
565, in generate_svn_ve rsion_py
    local_path = extension.local_path
AttributeError: Extension instance has no attribute 'local_path'

Regards, Christian

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