[Numpy-discussion] NumPy 1.5.1 on RedHat 5.5

David david@silveregg.co...
Mon Nov 29 23:08:27 CST 2010


On 11/30/2010 03:32 AM, David Brodbeck wrote:
> I'm trying to install NumPy 1.5.1 on RedHat 5.5 and I'm having trouble
> getting it to find the ATLAS libraries.  I did a lot of Googling but
> didn't find anything that helped...also looked through the install
> instructions, but they focus mainly on Ubuntu.
>
> The problem I'm having is it's looking for the libraries in the right
> location, but not finding them.  e.g.:
>
> atlas_blas_info:
>    libraries f77blas,cblas,atlas not found in /opt/python-2.5/lib
>    libraries f77blas,cblas,atlas not found in /usr/local/lib64
>    libraries f77blas,cblas,atlas not found in /usr/local/lib
>    libraries f77blas,cblas,atlas not found in /usr/lib64/atlas
>    libraries f77blas,cblas,atlas not found in /usr/lib64/sse2
>    libraries f77blas,cblas,atlas not found in /usr/lib64
>    libraries f77blas,cblas,atlas not found in /usr/lib/sse2
>    libraries f77blas,cblas,atlas not found in /usr/lib
>    NOT AVAILABLE
>
> ...and yet...
>
> brodbd@patas:~/numpy-1.5.1$ locate libf77blas
> /usr/lib64/atlas/libf77blas.so.3
> /usr/lib64/atlas/libf77blas.so.3.0
> brodbd@patas:~/numpy-1.5.1$ locate libcblas
> /usr/lib64/atlas/libcblas.so.3
> /usr/lib64/atlas/libcblas.so.3.0
> brodbd@patas:~/numpy-1.5.1$ locate libatlas
> /usr/lib64/atlas/libatlas.so.3
> /usr/lib64/atlas/libatlas.so.3.0

the *.so.N.M are enough for binaries, but you need the *.so to link 
against a library. Those are generally provided in the -devel RPMS on RH 
distributions,

cheers,

David
>
> So the libraries are there, and they're where NumPy is looking for
> them, but it's still not finding them?  Clearly I'm missing something,
> but I'm not sure what.
>



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