trouble installing matplotlib - syslibroot: multiply specified

katrine katrinewhiteson at gmail.com
Mon Feb 15 14:56:37 CET 2010


On Feb 15, 12:20 pm, "Alf P. Steinbach" <al... at start.no> wrote:
> * katrine:
>
>
>
> > Hope you guys don't mind a question about building matplotlib from a
> > biologist who wants to learn how to use python.
>
> > I am trying to install matplotlib on my mac with OS X 10.4.11, using
> > python 2.6.4 and Xcode 2.2.1. I have had a few fights with freetype
> > and Tkinter, and I think I've got those worked out. I have configured
> > and installed numpy, freetype, zlib, and libpng. But I am still
> > getting an error about multiply specified syslibroot  - does this make
> > sense to anyone?
>
> Don't know if this will help, but I just googled "syslibroot", and it coughed up
> the following discussion:
>
>    <url:http://lists.apple.com/archives/unix-porting/2005/Oct/msg00003.html>
>
> Quoting from that thread: "Try not setting LDFLAGS.  Passing -isysroot to gcc
> might cause it to pass -isyslibroot to the linker if you're using gcc to link."
>
> Cheers,
>
> - Alf

thanks! I managed to install an egg with easy_install, seems to work,
FINALLY!

thanks for your help,
Katrine



More information about the Python-list mailing list