[Numpy-discussion] Re: Problems building numpy

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon Apr 24 21:14:01 CDT 2006


Stephen Walton wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
> 
>> Well, there's libf2c which is a library provided by f2c, a program
>> that converts
>> FORTRAN to C. And then there's libg2c which is provided by g77. They
>> really are
>> different
> 
> Oh, I knew that.  My point was that there were some old Redhat releases
> (I don't recall if 7.3 is that old, probably not) which didn't include
> g77, just an f77 shell script which called f2c and cc.

Oy. I'm not sure if even we support that.

-- 
Robert Kern
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"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco





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