[SciPy-user] I'm lost on installation

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Dec 6 22:09:56 CST 2007

Pierre Dueck wrote:
> I'm trying to install Numpy and Scipy.  I'm lost on how to finish this -
> I would appreciate help very much!  I found a problem when running the
> numpy test:
>>>> import numpy
> Running from numpy source directory.

Change to another directory before trying to import numpy. Otherwise, Python
will pick up the unbuilt sources instead of the installed package since Python
searches the current directory before the installation location.

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."
  -- Umberto Eco

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