[Numpy-discussion] Numpy not reconising PA-RISC CPU on HP-UX workstation.

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Thu Dec 10 10:15:27 CST 2009


On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Dr. David Kirkby
<david.kirkby@onetel.net>wrote:

> Charles R Harris wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 12:13 PM, David Kirkby <david.kirkby@onetel.net
> > <mailto:david.kirkby@onetel.net>> wrote:
> >
> >     See here for a fuller errror message,
> >
> >     http://trac.sagemath.org/sage_trac/ticket/7166
> >
> >     but basically I see:
> >
> >     gcc:
> build/src.hp-ux-B.11.11-9000-785-2.6/numpy/core/src/_sortmodule.c
> >     In file included from numpy/core/include/numpy/npy_endian.h:22,
> >                    from numpy/core/include/numpy/ndarrayobject.h:26,
> >                    from numpy/core/include/numpy/noprefix.h:7,
> >                    from numpy/core/src/_sortmodule.c.src:29:
> >     numpy/core/include/numpy/npy_cpu.h:49:6: error: #error Unknown CPU,
> >     please report this to numpy maintainers with information about your
> >     platform (OS, CPU and compiler)
> >     In file included from numpy/core/include/numpy/ndarrayobject.h:26,
> >
> >     The computer is a HP C3600 workstation
> >     The CPU is a 64-bit 552 MHz PA-RISC device.
> >     The OS is HP-UX 11i also known as HP-UX 11.11.
> >
> >     I'm not sure of the cache sizes on this, though I expect data can be
> >     found on the web.
> >
> >     If a numpy maintainer wants access to the HP-UX machine, let me know
> >     your preferred login name by email, and I'll create you an account.
> >
> >
> > I believe this has been fixed. Can you try the release candidate?
> >
> > Chuck
>
> Hi,
> Unfortunately I'm not in a position to verify if this is fixed, but I will
> do
> later and let you know. But it might not be for a few weeks/moths.
>
> I was building numpy as part of Sage
>
> http://www.sagemath.org/
>
> which is not ported to HP-UX. In fact, there is no official aim to Sage to
> HP-UX, though personally I'd like to see a port. My main motivation is not
> that
> I want to use it on HP-UX, but that mainly trying software on other
> platforms
> often reveals buts that effect all platforms.
>
> What I did was just *quickly* checked what bits of Sage built on HP-UX and
> what
> bits do not. One bit which does not build is python. So the numpy release
> candidate I downloaded detects the fact python does not exist, and so will
> not
> start to build.
>
> On contrast, the previous version of numpy started to compile the source
> files,
> without checking python existed. Hence I found this problem with the
> unreconised
> CPU.
>
> The HP-UX port of Sage is not high priority, but every now and again I
> spend a
> few hours on it, though devoting most of my efforts at an improved port to
> Solaris.
>
> If a numpy developer want to try to build the sources, without python
> present,
> and check this, let me know and I'll create you an account. But until
> python is
> building in Sage, I do not wish to spend any more time on the numpy/HP-UX
> issue.
>
>
OK. Looking back at the patch that fixed this, it was submitted by gentoo
linux, so it may not be the right thing for HP_UX. Keep us informed.

Chuck
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