[Numpy-discussion] Complete LAPACK needed (Frank Lagor)

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Sat Nov 1 00:10:38 CDT 2008


On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 4:42 AM, Frank Lagor <dfranci@seas.upenn.edu> wrote:

> ImportError: liblapack.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or
> directory

Where did you install atlas ? What does ldd says about lapack_lite.so module ?

More likely, your problem is that you install atlas into a directory
not known to the OS. You should either install atlas in a directory
known to it, or use things like LD_LIBRARY_PATH. For example, if you
installed atlas in $HOME/local/lib:

LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$HOME/local/lib python -c "import numpy"

David


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