[Pythonmac-SIG] python module module installation

W.T. Bridgman wtbridgman at radix.net
Sat Oct 11 09:55:13 EDT 2003

I usually put these single file modules (pyfits,py, etc.)  in 
site-packages/ under the lib/ tree (wherever it is in your 
installation).  Just copy them to there and they should be in your 

Frankly, I've been favoring framework installations over Apple's 
installation and Fink, just because I have a bit more control over 
where things go.

On Wednesday, October 8, 2003, at 08:39  AM, Kim Branson wrote:

> Hi all,
> i'm new to python, and in the process of turning alot of perl into 
> python...its scientific code and the fact that only i understand it ( 
> given time to remember) and i have some new students has lead to the 
> decision to convert to python. I tend to run this on a linux cluster 
> but i want to do the dev work on my powerbook. I've got the mac python 
> build 2.3, and python 2.2 (fink install or sys?) as well.  i managed 
> to get numeric python from the package manager and pulled down the 
> scientific python modules
> is there any issue in using the mac python port of python2.3 vs the 
> fink install? i assume there will be no differences assuming all 
> modules i use are present on my target nodes.
> doing python2.3 setup.py install seemed to put it in the  right place. 
> ( even though its not in the package tree) Theres some stats stuff i'd 
> like. except all i have are 3 files that are  stats.py , io.py and 
> pstat.py. Where should they go, can i put them in the same place? in 
> the top level or do they need a sub directory to go in ?
> sorry for the dumb question...
> cheers
> Kim
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