[Numpy-discussion] building numpy with atlas on ubuntu edgy

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Apr 18 22:01:48 CDT 2007


Charles R Harris wrote:
> I'm wondering if the static libraries could simply be compiled with the
> -fPIC flag and linked with the program to produce the dynamic library.
> The static libraries are just collections of *.o files, so I don't see
> why that shouldn't work.

I don't think there is a reason why it *wouldn't* work; it's just that one needs
to do "gcc -shared" to make a .so and that flag also tells the linker to choose
.so's over .a's for the libraries that get linked into the target .so.

-- 
Robert Kern

"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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