[Stackless] finding numpy

David.Sallis at noaa.gov David.Sallis at noaa.gov
Mon Jan 5 03:51:54 CET 2009

One may also use the PYTHONPATH environment variable, which gives the
interpreter additional locations to search when performing imports.

For example (using Chris' assumptions below):

% export PYTHONPATH=$HOME/lib/python/
% stackless_python
>> import numpy

This works in Windows as well.

----- Original Message -----
From: Chris Lee <c.j.lee at tnw.utwente.nl>
Date: Friday, January 2, 2009 9:22 am
Subject: Re: [Stackless] finding numpy

> Using a normal install (not altinstall), I had no problems using 
> numpy with stackless. If I had to guess I would say that the problem is 
> that numpy is installed in the site-packages for the normal install but  
> that site-packages is not in the path for the alternative install. 
> Try installing numpy in a local directory and append that to the python 
> path followed by an import e.g.:
> homePath = os.path.expandvars('$HOME')
> sys.path.append(homePath+'/lib/python/')
> import numpy

> On Jan 1, 2009, at 2:04 PM, Alan Bromborsky wrote:
> > I did an alternative install of stackless 'make altinstall' and  
> > tried to use it with 'numpy' and got the error cannot import 
> > numpy.   

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