This document will cover the steps involved in installation of
python-igraph package for python 2.7. For python 3.x, the steps will likely be similar, but possibly not identical.
The python-igraph package requires
cairo library, and
Pycairo python package, and
igraph C core.
cairo is a 2D graphics library with support for multiple output devices and
Pycairo is a set of python bindings for
cairo graphics library.
In this document, it is assumed that the user does not have root access and thus uses
--prefix to indicate a local directory where
/bin can be located, for which the user has write privilage.