Why this Difference in Importing NumPy 1.2 vs 1.4?

W. eWatson wolftracks at invalid.com
Mon Mar 29 15:04:17 CEST 2010


Add/Remove under Control Panel. It's a numpy problem.

On 3/28/2010 9:20 AM, W. eWatson wrote:
> I wrote a program in Python 2.5 under Win7 and it runs fine using Numpy
> 1.2 , but not on a colleague's machine who has a slightly newer 2.5 and
> uses NumPy 1.4. We both use IDLE to execute the program. During import
> he gets this:
>
>  >>>
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.DavesDesktop\My
> Documents\Astro\Meteors\NC-FireballReport.py", line 38, in <module>
> from scipy import stats as stats # scoreatpercentile
> File "C:\Python25\lib\site-packages\scipy\stats\__init__.py", line 7, in
> <module>
> from stats import *
> File "C:\Python25\lib\site-packages\scipy\stats\stats.py", line 191, in
> <module>
> import scipy.special as special
> File "C:\Python25\lib\site-packages\scipy\special\__init__.py", line 22,
> in <module>
> from numpy.testing import NumpyTest
> ImportError: cannot import name NumpyTest
>  >>>
>
> Comments?
>
> It looks as though the problem is in NumPy 1.4. If it's either in NumPy
> or SciPy, how does my colleague back out to an earlier version to agree
> with mine? Does he just pull down 1.3 or better 1.2 (I use it.), and
> install it? How does he somehow remove 1.4? Is it as easy as going to
> IDLE's path browser and removing, under site-packages, numpy? (I'm not
> sure that's even possible. I don't see a right-click menu.)




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