[SciPy-user] Another error while installing scipy

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Jul 31 17:04:17 CDT 2007

Alexander Dietz wrote:
> Hi,
> while trying to install scipy on my laptop (FC5, numpy 1.0.3) I
> encountered finally an error never occured before. I would appreciate to
> resolve this problem in order to get scipy installed.

>   File "Lib/odr/setup.py", line 9, in ?
>     from numpy.distutils.misc_util import get_path, Configuration, dot_join
> ImportError: cannot import name get_path
> As far as I know I have all these lapack, blas and atlas packages
> installed. Any ideas?

I goofed before the 1.0.3 release. I thought that get_path() was only used
internally; it *is* currently deprecated in favor of using the Configuration
object. Lib/odr/setup.py is fixed in scipy SVN, though.

Robert Kern

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 an underlying truth."
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