[Numpy-discussion] Installation woes

Paul Barrett Barrett at stsci.edu
Fri May 24 06:12:02 EDT 2002

Eric Hagemann wrote:

> Hey All,
>     Doing my first install on a linux system (Mandrake 8.2 on a PPC).
> I downloaded the *.tar.gz and unzip/untarred it.  I enter the command
> 'python setup.py install' and get the following error
> "open '/usr/lib/python2.2/config/Makefile' (No such file or directory)"
> This is the python that comes with mandrake.  I have been able to download
> and install a new version of python2.2 and sucessfully install Numpy there
> but I was wondering what I needed to do to get it running in the 'base'
> python install
> any pointers ?

Yes, you need to install the libpython2.2-devel RPM.  It contains this file.

Paul Barrett, PhD      Space Telescope Science Institute
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