[Numpy-discussion] Numpy-discussion Digest, Vol 22, Issue 21

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sun Jul 6 12:13:49 CDT 2008


On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 11:05 AM, Marek Wojciechowski <wojciechowski_m@o2.pl>
wrote:

> > Message: 4
> > Date: Sun, 06 Jul 2008 13:36:24 +0900
> > From: David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp>
> > Subject: Re: [Numpy-discussion] Numpy on AIX 5.3
> > To: Discussion of Numerical Python <numpy-discussion@scipy.org>
> > Message-ID: <48704BC8.6070900@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp>
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
> >
> > Marek Wojciechowski wrote:
> > > Hi!
> > >
> > > I'm trying to install numpy-1.1 on AIX 5.3 but i'm getting an error:
> > >
> > > running build
> > > running scons
> > > customize UnixCCompiler
> > > Found executable /usr/bin/cc_r
> > > customize IBMFCompiler
> > > Found executable /usr/bin/xlf90
> > > Found executable /usr/bin/xlf
> > > Found executable /usr/bin/xlf95
> > > Creating /tmp/tmp5j_OiW/qV0MJ4_xlf.cfg
> > > customize IBMFCompiler
> > > Creating /tmp/tmp5j_OiW/-LWcxB_xlf.cfg
> > > customize UnixCCompiler
> > > customize UnixCCompiler using scons
> > > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > >   File "setup.py", line 96, in <module>
> > >     setup_package()
> > >   File "setup.py", line 89, in setup_package
> > >     configuration=configuration )
> > >   File "/home/marek/tmp/numpy-1.1.0/numpy/distutils/core.py", line 184,
> > > in setup
> > >     return old_setup(**new_attr)
> > >   File "/home/marek/apython/lib/python2.5/distutils/core.py", line 151,
> > > in setup
> > >     dist.run_commands()
> > >   File "/home/marek/apython/lib/python2.5/distutils/dist.py", line 974,
> > > in run_commands
> > >     self.run_command(cmd)
> > >   File "/home/marek/apython/lib/python2.5/distutils/dist.py", line 994,
> > > in run_command
> > >     cmd_obj.run()
> > >   File "/home/marek/tmp/numpy-1.1.0/numpy/distutils/command/build.py",
> > > line 38, in run
> > >     self.run_command('scons')
> > >   File "/home/marek/apython/lib/python2.5/distutils/cmd.py", line 333,
> in
> > > run_command
> > >     self.distribution.run_command(command)
> > >   File "/home/marek/apython/lib/python2.5/distutils/dist.py", line 993,
> > > in run_command
> > >     cmd_obj.ensure_finalized()
> > >   File "/home/marek/apython/lib/python2.5/distutils/cmd.py", line 117,
> in
> > > ensure_finalized
> > >     self.finalize_options()
> > >   File "/home/marek/tmp/numpy-1.1.0/numpy/distutils/command/scons.py",
> > > line 289, in finalize_options
> > >     self.cxxcompiler = cxxcompiler.cxx_compiler()
> > >   File "/home/marek/tmp/numpy-1.1.0/numpy/distutils/ccompiler.py", line
> > > 303, in CCompiler_cxx_compiler
> > >     + cxx.linker_so[2:]
> > > TypeError: can only concatenate list (not "str") to list
> >
> > Just by reading at the code, the line
> >
> > [cxx.linker_so[0]] + cxx.compiler_cxx[0] + cxx.linker_so[2:]
> >
> > Cannot work unless cxx.compiler_cxx is a nested list. Since AIX is not
> > that common, it is well possible that this mistake was hidden for a long
> > time. So I would first try something like:
> >
> > cxx.linker_so = [cxx.linker_so[0], cxx.compiler_cxx[0]]
> +cxx.linker_so[2:]
> >
>
> Yeah, this pushed building further. However there's another bug:
>
> creating build/temp.aix-5.3-2.5/build
> creating build/temp.aix-5.3-2.5/build/src.aix-5.3-2.5
> creating build/temp.aix-5.3-2.5/build/src.aix-5.3-2.5/numpy
> creating build/temp.aix-5.3-2.5/build/src.aix-5.3-2.5/numpy/core
> creating build/temp.aix-5.3-2.5/build/src.aix-5.3-2.5/numpy/core/src
> compile
> options: '-Ibuild/src.aix-5.3-2.5/numpy/core/src -Inumpy/core/include
> -Ibuild/src.aix-5.3-2.5/numpy/core -Inumpy/core/src -Inumpy/core/include
> -I/home/marek/apython/include/python2.5
> -I/home/marek/apython/include/python2.5 -c'
> cc_r: build/src.aix-5.3-2.5/numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.29: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.30: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.28: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.29: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.33: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.30: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.31: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.35: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.29: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.30: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.28: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.29: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.33: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.30: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.31: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> "numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c.src", line 1518.35: 1506-046 (S) Syntax
> error.
> error:
> Command "cc_r -DNDEBUG -O -Ibuild/src.aix-5.3-2.5/numpy/core/src
> -Inumpy/core/include -Ibuild/src.aix-5.3-2.5/numpy/core -Inumpy/core/src
> -Inumpy/core/include -I/home/marek/apython/include/python2.5
> -I/home/marek/apython/include/python2.5 -c
> build/src.aix-5.3-2.5/numpy/core/src/umathmodule.c -o
> build/temp.aix-5.3-2.5/build/src.aix-5.3-2.5/numpy/core/src/umathmodule.o"
> failed with exit status 1
>
> The solution is to change line 1518 of umathmodule.c from:
>        *((@typ@ *)op) += 0; // clear sign-bit
>
>        to
>
>        *((@typ@ *)op) += 0; /* clear sign-bit */
>
> Generally IBM C compiler doesn't like // style commenting. I found similar
> problems also in scipy.
>
> Now numpy-1.1.0 compiles on AIX 5.3 (with ActivePython 2.5).
>

This has been done in mainline, I'll backport it to the 1.1.x branch.

Chuck
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