pylab package dependencies

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Tue Oct 17 20:32:50 CEST 2006

Lou Pecora wrote:

> The only problem I'm having is getting ipython to run.  Not installed in 
> /usr/local/bin (although all other IPython files look to be installed in 
> /Library/Framewaorks/python...blah/site-packages).  I'm still searching 
> the web sites for answers.

Create a file ~/.pydistutils.cfg with the following section (unindented):


Now install ipython again, and the ipython script should be installed to 
/usr/local/bin/. You may need to be root to do so.

For more information on that configuration file:

Robert Kern

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  an underlying truth."
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