orbitize are written in C, so you’ll need
gcc (a C compiler) to install properly.
Most Linux and Windows computers come with
gcc built in, but Mac computers don’t. If you
haven’t before, you’ll need to download Xcode command line tools. There are several
helpful guides online that teach you how to do this. Let us know if you have trouble!
orbitize is registered on
pip, and works in Python 2.7 or 3.6.
orbitize, first make sure you have the latest versions
cython installed. With
pip, you can do this with
$ pip install numpy cython --upgrade
$ pip install orbitize
orbitize is actively being developed. The following method for
orbitize will allow you to use it and make changes to it.
After cloning the Git repository, run the setup file in the top level
of the repo:
$ python setup.py develop
If you run into any issues installing
orbitize, please create an issue on GitHub.
If you are specifically having difficulties using
cython to install
suggest first trying to install all of the
orbitize dependencies (listed in
requirements.txt), then disabling compilation of the C-based Kepler module with
the following alternative installation command:
$ pip install orbitize --install-option="--disable-cython"