installing 2.4

Jive someone at
Fri Dec 3 02:45:29 CET 2004

Well ain't that a kick in the pants?

Version 2.3 is broke now, so I'm kind of stuck.  I haven't found a 2.4
version of Numeric.  Do you know where to find one?

"Peter Hansen" <peter at> wrote in message
news:coog6h$mip$2 at
> Jive wrote:
> > I just now installed 2.4.  I naively copied my site-package from 2.3.
> > first program I tried to run, which uses the gnuplot package, got this
> > error, complaining about module Numeric:
> >
> > ImportError: Module use of python23.dll conflicts with this version of
> > Python.
> >
> > Grumble: Why does Numeric reference a module by release number?
> >
> > My real question is, what all do I have to do in order to get the
programs I
> > ran under 2.3 to work with 2.4?
> Install all new versions (compatible with 2.4) of any *extension
> modules* that you are using, such as Numeric.  Only pure Python
> code can run without change on a newer interpreter.  Anything
> that has a .pyd or .so file (i.e. dynamic libraries, containing
> C code that follows the Python extension API conventions) must
> be recompiled for the new version.
> -Peter

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