BPLUSPY-1.0 Installation issue

mbg1708 at planetmail.com mbg1708 at planetmail.com
Mon Mar 11 23:32:00 CET 2013


On Sunday, March 10, 2013 11:22:37 AM UTC-5, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Mar 2013 08:38:43 -0700, mbg1708 wrote:
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> > The Bpluspy-1.0 package from Pypi is excellent.  The usual setup loads
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> > the software into site-packages.  Unfortunately, once installed, Python
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> > import statements don't find the software.
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> > The fix is to add a "pth" file in the site-packages directory.  The file
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> > can be called <anything_you_like>.pth and needs to contain a single line
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> > of text
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> >     BplusPy
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> > Python import statements now work fine.
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> > This fix applies to Python 2.7 in Fedora 18 and Windows XP.
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> > Mary
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> Thanks for posting this!
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> Have you considered notifying the package's author? Perhaps the installer 
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> script could add the pth file automatically, or fix the package structure 
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> so it becomes unnecessary.
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> Steven

Yup.  Tried that.  There's no bug reporting link in Pypi (that I could find).  And Aaron Watters email address at Sourceforge is invalid....the email bounced back.  So.....I tried.....and ended up here...it was the best I could do.

Mary.



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