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ipython-qtconsole: pyzmq Version Comparison #874

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pcarey opened this Issue October 14, 2011 · 1 comment

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pcarey Thomas Kluyver
pcarey

I've installed ipython-0.11 with pyzmq 2.1.10. I tried to run ipython-qtconsole, and received the error message:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/local/python/2.7.1/bin/ipython-qtconsole", line 8, in
load_entry_point('ipython==0.11', 'gui_scripts', 'ipython-qtconsole')()
File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/pkg_resources.py", line 318, in load_entry_point
"""Locate distribution dist_spec and run its script_name script"""
File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/pkg_resources.py", line 2221, in load_entry_point
def get_metadata(self,name):
File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/pkg_resources.py", line 1954, in load
"""
File "/usr/local/python/2.7.1/lib/python2.7/site-packages/IPython/frontend/qt/console/qtconsoleapp.py", line 36, in
from IPython.frontend.qt.kernelmanager import QtKernelManager
File "/usr/local/python/2.7.1/lib/python2.7/site-packages/IPython/frontend/qt/kernelmanager.py", line 9, in
from IPython.zmq.kernelmanager import KernelManager, SubSocketChannel, \
File "/usr/local/python/2.7.1/lib/python2.7/site-packages/IPython/zmq/__init_
.py", line 25, in
minimum_pyzmq_version, pyzmq_version))
ImportError: IPython.zmq requires pyzmq >= 2.1.4, but you have 2.1.10

Thomas Kluyver
Collaborator

Thanks. It's already fixed in trunk. In the meantime, you'll need to force the installation of pyzmq 2.1.9, or comment out these lines in IPython/zmq/__init__.py:

if pyzmq_version < minimum_pyzmq_version:
   raise ImportError("IPython.zmq requires pyzmq >= %s, but you have %s"%(
                   minimum_pyzmq_version, pyzmq_version))
Thomas Kluyver takluyver closed this October 14, 2011
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