[Numpy-discussion] RHEL 5.3+ build?

Michael Droettboom mdroe@stsci....
Wed Feb 24 07:59:05 CST 2010


David Carmean wrote:
> Does anyone use/build this stuff on RHEL 5.3+ (x64)?  :)  Seems not so much.
>
> I'd like to use numpy (and PyTables) for a few tasks where it would be much 
> more efficient to have much of the processing performed on the servers generating 
> the data (about 400 systems) than backhauling the huge amount of input data 
> across our WAN around the continent.  However, the vast majority of these systems 
> are 64-bit RedHat EL 5.3 and 5.4, and I'm having trouble building numpy 1.3.0 
> with gcc.
>
> I found an RPM for 1.2.0 so that will get me through most of the R&D, and I'd 
> rather wait for the next stable release before spending any more time trying 
> to build.  But I'm wondering if there's anybody on the team or in the active 
> contributors/users world who is regularly building numpy on various flavors of 
> CentOS/RHEL5.x.
>   
We (STScI) routinely build Numpy on RHEL5.x 64-bit systems for our internal use.  We need more detail about what you're doing and what errors you're seeing to diagnose the problem.

Mike

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Michael Droettboom
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