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Subject: Re: installing EPICS
From: "J. Lewis Muir" <jlmuir@imca-cat.org>
To: James Bryant <james.bryant0123@gmail.com>
Cc: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 09:48:10 -0500
On 10/23/12 10:59 PM, James Bryant wrote:
> Ive been trying all types of ways to install EPICS on my mac OS 10.8.2 with
> no luck... I have a laundry list of problems but Ive been informed that the
> first problem to tackle is getting epics base working... every time i try
> to run 'python setup.py install' from the epics base directory it gives me
> this code :
> 
> new-host:base-3.14.12.2 jamesbryant$ export
> EPICS_BASE=/Users/jamesbryant/Desktop/base-3.14.12.2
> new-host:base-3.14.12.2 jamesbryant$ python setup.py install
> python: can't open file 'setup.py': [Errno 2] No such file or directory
> new-host:base-3.14.12.2 jamesbryant$ python3 setup.py install
> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.2/Resources/Python.app/Contents/MacOS/Python:
> can't open file 'setup.py': [Errno 2] No such file or directory
> new-host:base-3.14.12.2 jamesbryant$ sudo setup.py install
> Password:
> sudo: setup.py: command not found

Hi, James.

That won't work.  What are you trying to install?  Running
"python setup.py install" in the EPICS Base root directory won't
work.  Where did you get instructions to do that?

> # before this I input:
> 
> new-host:base-3.14.12.2 jamesbryant$ export EPICS_HOST_ARCH=darwin-x86
> new-host:base-3.14.12.2 jamesbryant$ make
> 
> # ... and it spit out a bunch of code, which ended with:
> 
> mkdir ../../../lib/perl/5.12.4
> mkdir ../../../lib/perl/5.12.4/darwin-thread-multi-2level
> Installing script ../../../bin/darwin-x86/cainfo.pl
> Installing script ../../../bin/darwin-x86/caput.pl
> Installing script ../../../bin/darwin-x86/caget.pl
> Installing script ../../../bin/darwin-x86/capr.pl
> Installing script ../../../bin/darwin-x86/camonitor.pl
> rm -f CA.html
> podchecker ../CA.pm && pod2html --infile=../CA.pm --outfile=CA.html
> ../CA.pm pod syntax OK.
> Installing html ../../../html/./CA.html
> rm CA.html
> 
> any ideas???

This looks like you may have succeeded in building and
installing EPICS Base.

Lewis

References:
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