[SciPy-user] numpy - scipy version hell
robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Oct 19 14:19:01 CDT 2006
James K. Gruetzner wrote:
> I'm using Fedora core 5, that insect-laden wonder, which includes python
> 2.4.3. I'm trying to install numpy (scipy-core) and scipy (the rest). I
> can't seem to get around package conflicts. I've tried two methods, one in
> which numpy fails and one in which scipy fails. This is the "scipy fails"
> one (I sent the numpy fails one to the numpy-discussions list).
> METHOD 2 (scipy fails)
> OK, remove the previously installed numpy packages
> from /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages. Now use yum to install numpy
> 0.9.8-1.fc5 from the extras repository. Hooray, numpy imports fine!
> So, now time to download scipy, v.0.5.1. Untarball it and cd. IT fails to
> install, with the following (long) error message:
numpy 0.9.8 is quite old compared to scipy 0.5.1. You will want the recent
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