This is turning out to be complicated. Is there any easier way?
It may be something as simple as a damaged archive, as this doesn’t look right:
[/home/paul/src/basemap-1.0.2]:: find . -name setup.py
(paul@…3905…)-(07:02 AM / Thu Dec 29)
It makes this step difficult:
- cd back to the top level basemap directory (basemap-X.Y.Z) and
run the usual ‘python setup.py install’. Check your installation
by running “from mpl_toolkits.basemap import Basemap” at the python
I have tried easy-install (it wasn’t). I have tried pulling from git:
python setup.py build
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “setup.py”, line 42, in
from setupext import build_agg, build_gtkagg, build_tkagg,\
File “/usr/home/paul/src/matplotlib/setupext.py”, line 184, in
basedirlist = basedir[sys.platform]
I tried the packaged version on OS X Lion:
Built for OS X 10.3? Really?
I’m not installing fink or macports or homebrew: if it doesn’t install from source without a duplicated file hierarchy I’m not interested.
Any hope here?
Are you trying to win an argument or solve a problem?