[Numpy-discussion] Problem compiling numpy with Python 2.5 on Powerbook

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Mar 15 12:16:03 CDT 2007


Roberto De Almeida wrote:
> Hi, Steve.
> 
> On 3/14/07, Steve Lianoglou <lists.steve@arachnedesign.net> wrote:
>> I'm not sure what the problem is exactly, but is it weird that
>> there's something to do w/ 'i686' when you're running on a powerbook
>> being that the pbook is PowerPC?
> 
> I managed to compile numpy by first compiling Python 2.5 as a ppc
> build only -- the bug occurs when I try to compile numpy using the
> universal Python build from python.org. I think it's trying to create
> a universal build of numpy, that's why you see the
> 
>     gcc -arch ppc -arch i386
> 
> line on the log, ie, both "ppc" and "i386" architectures. IIRC I don't
> have the universal SDK installed, so that could be the problem.

That almost certainly is the problem.

-- 
Robert Kern

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 an underlying truth."
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