Installing with numarray only

Hi all.

I installed matplotlib using a python distribution with only numarray installed (no Numeric). The compilation was fine (but some troubles locating the GTK libraries... I solved) but when I started my python shell and I imported pylab I got this error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
   File "***/installation/lib/python2.3/site-packages/", line 1, in ?
     from matplotlib.pylab import *
   File "***/installation/lib/python2.3/site-packages/matplotlib/", line 194, in ?
     import cm
   File "***/installation/lib/python2.3/site-packages/matplotlib/", line 5, in ?
     import colors
   File "***/installation/lib/python2.3/site-packages/matplotlib/", line 33, in ?
     from numerix import array, arange, take, put, Float, Int, where, \
   File "***/installation/lib/python2.3/site-packages/matplotlib/numerix/", line 58, in ?
     from Numeric import *
ImportError: No module named Numeric

(I replaced the installation dir with ***)

OK, so I copied and modified the ~/.matplotlib/matplotlibrc file defining:

numerix : numarray

but nothing happened, the same error occured.

The only way I found to use matplotlib is modifing the file:


with a trick.

Is it an installation bug?