[SciPy-User] installing scipy on OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Rich E reakinator@gmail....
Thu Nov 19 18:20:21 CST 2009

I just installed both python and scipy from the dmg files on their websites
- not 64bit but I suppose that is unimportant at the moment.

Now, I'm looking for pylab, but I don't see that anywhere (just matplotlib,
although my scripts all use "import pylab").

Thanks for the advice.


On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 5:31 AM, David Cournapeau <
david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:

> Rich E wrote:
> > Hi list,
> >
> > I just joined because I've had this mac for over a month and I still
> > can't get a working module of scipy in Snow Leopard.  The dmg says it
> > needs 'python 2.6 or newer', but the one that comes with Snow Leopard
> > is 2.6.1.
> The dmg needs a python installed from python.org. If you want to get
> scipy with the included python, you need to build it yourself.
> UMFPACK is not needed - if you have a problem, please report the exact
> error as well as the command you used to build. Just saying it does not
> work is not enough to help you,
> cheers,
> David
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