running .py files on Linux

Chris Rebert crebert at ucsd.edu
Tue Apr 27 14:21:20 CEST 2010


> 2010/4/27 Chris Rebert <clp2 at rebertia.com>
>> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 3:54 AM, Tingting HAN <hihighsky at gmail.com> wrote:
>> <snip>
>> >> gentest_empty.py
>> >> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> >>   File "gentest_empty.py", line 8, in <module>
>> >>     from tables import *
>> >>   File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/tables/__init__.py", line 76,
>> >> in
>> >> <module>
>> >>     from tables.file import File, openFile, copyFile
>> >>   File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/tables/file.py", line 44, in
>> >> <module>
>> >>     from tables import hdf5Extension
>> >>   File "hdf5Extension.pyx", line 11, in hdf5Extension
>> >> ImportError: No module named utilsExtension
>> >
>> >
>> >>
>> >> I attach two .py files from the downloaded package in this email. Could
>> >> you please try running them and see what is the problem?
>>
>> Seems like your version of PyTables may be outdated. Your error looks
>> similar to that described in this (fixed) bug:
>> http://www.pytables.org/trac/ticket/183
>>
>> What version of PyTables do you have installed?
On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 5:06 AM, Tingting HAN <hihighsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> I apologize that I am new to Linux. I find this in my computer:
> /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/tables$
> How should I know which version of PyTables has been installed? What is the
> command?

Well, there are more generic ways depending on how you installed it,
but for this particular package:
python -c 'from tables.table import obversion; print obversion'

> Which version should I download to solve the problem?

Dunno exactly, but based on the dates, it was fixed before 2.1.2

> And could you please
> give me the website link to download it because I am afraid I can not find
> the right place exactly.

Might as well just go for the latest version:
http://www.pytables.org/download/preliminary/pytables-2.2b3/tables-2.2b3.tar.gz

Cheers,
Chris
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