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easy_install sandbox violation #1073
I tried to install install statsmodels Python library into a Fedora 19 system. I used easy_install as follows.
but I get the following error while installing. What wrong here?
We saw an installation error with sandbox violation like this a while ago .
why easy_install would access
My guess is that importing matplotlib checks for a writeable
Looks like a workaround.
However, why do we (or whoever) import matplotlib when easy_installing
my guess is it's in the imports in the version checks.
pandas 0.11 imports matplotlib (it didn't do so in 0.7.3)
and as extra, our heavy imports (continued from above)
This is regarding the main issue discussed here.
os.environ["MPLCONFIGDIR"] = "."
after import os
Traceback (most recent call last):
pasty was missing in the system. So only thing I had to do was installing pasty. using
then I could install statsmodels from the source in the normal way.