[Distutils] __init__.py getting left out of mpkg

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Mon Mar 5 16:13:57 CET 2007

On 3/5/07, Christopher Fonnesbeck <fonnesbeck.mailing.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been using bdist_mpkg to build Mac distributions of Numpy, Matplotlib
> and other scientific programming packages. However, when I use bdist_mpkg to
> build  matplotlib, the resulting package is broken. In particular, I get:
> In [3]: import pylab
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> exceptions.ImportError                               Traceback (most recent
> call last)
> /Users/chris/<ipython console>
> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/pylab.py
> ----> 1 from matplotlib.pylab import *
> ImportError: No module named matplotlib.pylab
> Sure enough, when I look into the problem, it seems that the __init__.py
> file is being left out by distutils. If I install directly using setup.py,
> this does not occur.
> Any ideas?

I've never seen that happen before. Must be something funny matplotlib
is doing...


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