[Biopython] question on installation of BioPython on Mac OS 10.7

Daria Fedyukina fedyukina at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 17:22:50 UTC 2012

Hi all,

Answering Peter's question: I got a new laptop with Lion already installed.


On Feb 28, 2012, at 11:18 AM, Peter Cock wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 5:00 PM, Daria Fedyukina <fedyukina at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Peter,
>> Thank you. I tried Terminal, it is indeed exactly the same.
>> NumPy is not installed somehow. Here is my screenshot. Do you have any
>> suggestions on how to install NumPy in such a way that this installation is
>> seen when I do "python setup.py build" in the terminal?
>> -Daria
> Hi Daria,
> Personally I use Apple's provided Python, which from memory
> comes with a (slightly out of date) copy of NumPy. A more detailed
> reply will have to wait until I'm at my Mac OS X 10.7 "Lion" machine.
> If anyone else online right now has Biopython installed and working
> on Mac OS X 10.7 "Lion" and can help now, please speak up.
> One important question could be was this a clean install of Lion,
> or an update from Snow Leopard?
> I'm a little confused now even with the screenshots. It looks
> like you have download python-2.7.2-macosx10.6.dmg and
> numpy-1.6.1-py2.7-python.org-macosx10.3.dmg which should
> work fine together BUT you will have two copies of Python (the
> Apple provided Python, and Python.org's Python) and it can be
> confusing about which is in use and which has a given library
> installed
> Peter

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