Leo Budd wrote:
> Today I tried to install matplotlib, first downloading
> matplotlib-0.63.4.tar.gz, then "gunzip matplotlib-0.63.4.tar.gz", then "tar
> -vxf matplotlib-0.63.4.tar", then I don't know what to do.
> I tried "python setup.py build", but got the following error:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "setup.py", line 39, in ?
> VERBOSE = False # insert lots of diagnostic prints in extension code
> NameError: name 'False' is not defined
False was introduced in a recent version of Python (2.2 maybe). You must
be running an older python. just run:
and you'll see what version it is in the startup message.
If you have multiple versions installed, try:
python2.3 setup.py build
If not, get and install 2.3, and then try again. What system is this?
if you're not sure, try:
If your locate db is up to date, you should get a few options.
What OS/distro/version are you running?
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