Some problems refer to install 3rd party package of Python on mac OS 10.6.8
cnchenji at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 17:32:30 CEST 2011
On Aug 29, 9:14 am, Chris Rebert <c... at rebertia.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 5:35 PM, Gee Chen <cnche... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ----------------------------------
> > the Python environment on my mac is:
> > Python 2.6.4 (r264:75706, Aug 28 2011, 22:29:24)
> > [GCC 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5664)] on darwin
> For future reference, when on OS X, it's very helpful to include how
> you installed your Python, and whether it's 32-bit or 64-bit.
> > I found the download adresses of scipy and numpy from official website
> > 'www.scipy.org'. After downloading 2 latest released dmg files, i
> > directly installed them with double-click the dmg files.
> > Then, i opened Python interpreter in Terminal, and tested whether
> > scipy & numpy work. The result is disappointed!
> > when i inputed ' import scipy' & 'import numpy', the output is :
> >>>> import scipy
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/lib/python2.6/
> > site-packages/numpy/core/_init_.py", line 5, in <module>
> > import multiarray
> > ImportError: dlopen(/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/
> > lib/python2.6/site-packages/numpy/core/multiarray.so, 2): no suitable
> > image found. Did find:
> > /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/lib/python2.6/site-
> > packages/numpy/core/multiarray.so: no matching architecture in
> > universal wrapper
> > Is there anybody can tell me where the error exists?
> I believe you've installed 32-bit libraries for a 64-bit Python (or
> possibly vice-versa). It appears that NumPy & SciPy official releases
> are 32-bit-only. So, you can either use the alternate, unofficial
> 64-bit releases of those packages, or install a 32-bit Python (via
> Fink, MacPorts, a Python.org installer, etc.). A third option is to
> install the Enthought Python Distribution
> (http://www.enthought.com/products/epd.php) or similar, which bundles
> Python together with SciPy, NumPy, and other libraries in a single
thanks for your help. the problem was solved..
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