[SciPy-user] Scipy Superpack (was Re: pajer at iname.com has sent you a file.)

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Dec 1 19:38:22 CST 2006

Robert Kern wrote:
> R. Padraic Springuel wrote:
>> So, I downloaded and installed those files, but am still getting the 
>> same error.
>> Also, I installed the Superpack on my Mac system and can't seem to 
>> import either scipy or matplotlib.  I get the following errors:
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>    File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>>    File 
>> "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/pylab.py", 
>> line 1, in ?
>>      from matplotlib.pylab import *
>> ImportError: No module named matplotlib.pylab
> That would indeed be a problem. Chris might not be reading this thread, so
> hopefully my changing the subject line will grab his attention.

I've found what I think is the problem, matplotlib/__init__.py does not exist,
so something went wrong with the bdist_mpkg process. You can try grabbing it
from the SVN repository and putting it in .../site-packages/matplotlib/


Of course, there may be other pieces missing from the package.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
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