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Specific instructions for Mac OS X 10.3.9 and later, Intel or PPC

XCode

  • Make sure you have xcode installed. If you don't have it, get it here (You'll need a Mac Developer Account)

Install Python

  • We won't use the Python version that comes with Mac OS X. Install the Mac Python version available here.
  • Update your path: using Finder, go to Applications > MacPython 2.5 . There is a script there called Update Shell Profile.command that adds the new Python to your .bash_profile.
  • You can test the installation typing python -V in the shell. You should see Python 2.5.2

Install numpy, scipy and matplotlib

  • Download and install the Unversal binary packages :
numpy
scipy
matplotlib

Install other python extensions

  • PyXml
    • Uncompress it and inside the uncompressed directory do a sudo python setup.py install
  • In order to use the Log feature, you need to install MySQLdb. In order to do that , you need to install MySQL. Get specific version for your system here. Then install MySQLdb
    • Uncompress it and and inside the uncompressed directory do a sudo python setup.py install
  • Install ZSI 2.1:
    • Download ZSI-2.1-a1.tar.gz, uncompress it and sudo python setup.py install
    • Or if you have easy_install installed:
 sudo easy_install http://superb-east.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/pywebsvcs/ZSI-2.1_a1-py2.5.egg

Install VTK CVS version (Skip this step if you won't use VTK)

  • First you'll need CMake: get the latest release here
  • Then you can get vtk: follow the instructions to download the CVS source code on this page
  • (Skip this step if you don't need to run CORIE workflows) Follow these instructions to add CORIE and other needed files to VTK.
  • To compile VTK follow the instructions in the file README.html in the root of VTK directory tree
  • On configuring CMake, make sure that the variables VTK_WRAP_PYTHON, VTK_USE_GUISUPPORT, VTK_USE_DISPLAY, VTK_USE_CARBON are ON and VTK_USE_QVTK, VTK_USE_COCOA, VTK_USE_X are OFF
  • Create a environment variable called PYTHONPATH
    • export PYTHONPATH=<path/to/vtk_build>/Wrapping/Python:<path/to/vtk_build>/bin:.

Install Qt 4.4.3

  • You can get the open source version for MAC here
  • Uncompress the file and inside the uncompressed directory run configure then make and finally sudo make install
  • Add the /usr/local/Trolltech/Qt-4.4.3/bin to the PATH variable

Install SIP

  • Downloads available here.
  • Uncompress the file, and inside the directory, type python configure.py. Then make and make install

Install PyQt4

  • Downloads available here.
  • Uncompress the file, and inside the directory, type python configure.py. Then make and make install
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