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5.3: python

Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language. Version 1.5.1 is installed on the Unix Cluster (under `/usr/local') and on hecate (under `/usr/pppl').

The main documentation is python(1). The web site is http://www.python.org. There's a reference manual available at `/usr/doc/python-1.5.1/Doc/ref/ref.ps'. Our local expert is Greg Hammett.

In addition we have the LLNL Python Extensions (release 6) installed. These are describe at http://xfiles.llnl.gov/python.htm. In order to use these you will need to specify

PYTHONPATH=/usr/local/lib/python1.5/NumPy export PYTHONPATH
setenv PYTHONPATH /usr/local/lib/python1.5/NumPy

in sh or csh syntax. The extensions that we have installed are

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