MacOS advanced tips
If your prefer to install the BornAgain core libraries not to the site-packages folder of your Python interpreter, but to some custom folder, you can do it in a following way.
1. Run the
bornagain_install_python.py script from application bundle:
$ python /Applications/BornAgain.app/Contents/libexec/BornAgain-1.9/bornagain_python_install.py
2. Choose the option '' - Generate bundle with BornAgain libraries, do not install it. You will get a message:
... BornAgain Python bundle is successfully created in temporary directory '/var/folders/zt/0l4f_l_d46v5rkx668jqx0b4000lw7/T/bornagain_bundle' ...
3. Go to the specified directory, pay attention that on your system name of this directory may differ from the name in this instruction.
$ cd /var/folders/zt/0l4f_l_d46v5rkx668jqx0b4000lw7/T/bornagain_bundle
4. Set the environment variable PYTHONUSERBASE to the directory where you want BornAgain libraries to be installed:
$ export PYTHONUSERBASE=/Users/me/my_python_extra
5. Run the setup.py to install the BornAgain core libraries to the specified folder
$ python setup.py install --user
Check that the installation went successfully by typing
$ python -c "import bornagain"