[Numpy-discussion] Numpy question
derek at astro.physik.uni-goettingen.de
Thu May 26 11:13:54 EDT 2011
On 26 May 2011, at 11:17, Talla wrote:
> Below is the output of the coammands you mentioned.
> Python 2.6.2 (r262:71600, Jul 7 2009, 20:21:09) [MSC v.1500 32 bit
> (Intel)] on win3
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import numpy
> >>> print(numpy.arange(3))
> [0 1 2]
> Which looks to me it is working just fine.
> so what is the problem though?
Numpy is working with your Python2.6 and 2.7 installations, but as
Pauli pointed out,
the script you want to run instead is using instead a different and
very ancient Python library,
Numeric (which in its days occasionally was referred to as "NumPy",
too, just to add
This means you could either try to
- get Python2.4 to work on your machine and hope the Numeric binary
works with it
- compile Numeric from source for your Python2.6 or Python2.7
installation (it actually
still builds with Python2.7), but this might be challenging for a
- try to modify your script to work with numpy instead. Numpy provides
all the functionality
Numeric has ever offered afaik; its syntax is merely slightly
different in a few cases.
You should find some helpful information here:
(please note the caveats about the automatic converter!)
It might even be enough to replace the line in the script
File "AbinitBandStructureMaker.py", line 16, in <module>
from Numeric import *
from numpy.oldnumeric import *
ymmv - if you can contact the maintainer/original author of the
script, you might ask
them for assistance - it does not make much sense to rely on a
software package that
has not been maintained for half a decade, after all.
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