pylab package dependencies
pecora at anvil.nrl.navy.mil
Wed Oct 18 01:48:35 CEST 2006
In article <mailman.661.1161121277.11739.python-list at python.org>,
Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I assume you are telling me to install ipython from a tar distribution
> > using setup etc. I originally installed it from the SciPy Super Pack
> > which apparently put in the site packages, but neglected the script in
> > /usr/local/bin. Sound right?
> Indeed. The SuperPack is broken and does not contain the ipython script. It
> puts the documentation in the wrong place.
> ipython is a pure-Python package and easy to install from source.
Bingo! Now it is clear why I am having problems. I will install from
source as you suggest. Looks pretty straightforward.
Sorry to hear the SuperPack is broken. It's a nice idea for us users.
Other packages seem to be working fine. Any chance it will be fixed?
> > On the ipython web site for MacOS X it says to do the following after
> > the install using python setup.py etc. in the extracted directories,
> > python?setup.py?install_scripts?--install-dir=/usr/local/bin
> > Is that what you are suggesting with the pydistutils.cfg ?
> Yes, it does the same thing, only it will apply to all packages (probably
> you want) and you only have to do it once instead of remembering to do it
Robert, thanks for the insight and the solution.
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