[SciPy-user] setup sandbox xplt fail

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 19:08:25 CST 2006

Pujo Aji wrote:
> Hello Robert,
> I use windows xp and try the following method:
> 1. Create enabled_packages.txt in directory c:\python24\Lib\sandbox\
> And use scipy-0.4.9.win32-py2.4.exe to reinstall scipy

Of course, you also have other problems.

1. If you rebuild scipy from source, using the old binary installer won't
install your rebuilt scipy.

2. You need to build or download the libraries that scipy depends on in order to
build it. Namely, you need ATLAS. See here for instructions and links.


Robert Kern

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 an underlying truth."
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