[Numpy-discussion] Build ERROR ConfigParser.MissingSectionHeaderError: File contains no section headers

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Wed Mar 16 23:40:28 CDT 2011


On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 12:23 AM, Jose Borreguero <borreguero@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Numpy/SciPy users,
>
> I have a build error with Numpy:
>
> $  /usr/local/bin/python2.7 setup.py build
> ....
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/ConfigParser.py", line 504, in _read
>     raise MissingSectionHeaderError(fpname, lineno, line)
> ConfigParser.MissingSectionHeaderError: File contains no section headers.
> file: /projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/site.cfg, line: 60
> 'library_dirs = /usr/local/lib\n'
>
> The relevant lines in my site.cfg file:
>

I think you just need to uncomment all the section headers that you
use, that`s what the exception says


> library_dirs = /usr/local/lib
> include_dirs = /usr/local/include
[blas_opt]
> libraries = f77blas, cblas, atlas
[lapack_opt]
> libraries = lapack, f77blas, cblas, atlas

Josef

>
>
> I have installed BLAS+LAPACK+ATLAS libraries under /usr/local/lib/atlas
>
> I also installed UMFPACK+AMD+UFConfig+CHOLMOD
>
> I would appreciate any comments. I'm stuck here :(
>
> Best regards,
> Jose M. Borreguero
>
>
>
> Below is the full error traceback:
>
> $  /usr/local/bin/python2.7 setup.py build
>
> Running from numpy source directory.F2PY Version 1
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "setup.py", line 211, in <module>
>     setup_package()
>   File "setup.py", line 204, in setup_package
>     configuration=configuration )
>   File "/projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/numpy/distutils/core.py", line 152, in
> setup
>     config = configuration()
>   File "setup.py", line 151, in configuration
>     config.add_subpackage('numpy')
>   File "/projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py", line 972,
> in add_subpackage
>     caller_level = 2)
>   File "/projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py", line 941,
> in get_subpackage
>     caller_level = caller_level + 1)
>   File "/projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py", line 878,
> in _get_configuration_from_setup_py
>     config = setup_module.configuration(*args)
>   File "numpy/setup.py", line 9, in configuration
>     config.add_subpackage('core')
>   File "/projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py", line 972,
> in add_subpackage
>     caller_level = 2)
>   File "/projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py", line 941,
> in get_subpackage
>     caller_level = caller_level + 1)
>   File "/projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/numpy/distutils/misc_util.py", line 878,
> in _get_configuration_from_setup_py
>     config = setup_module.configuration(*args)
>   File "numpy/core/setup.py", line 807, in configuration
>     blas_info = get_info('blas_opt',0)
>   File "/projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/numpy/distutils/system_info.py", line 310,
> in get_info
>     return cl().get_info(notfound_action)
>   File "/projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/numpy/distutils/system_info.py", line 409,
> in __init__
>     self.parse_config_files()
>   File "/projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/numpy/distutils/system_info.py", line 416,
> in parse_config_files
>     self.cp.read(self.files)
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/ConfigParser.py", line 297, in read
>     self._read(fp, filename)
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/ConfigParser.py", line 504, in _read
>     raise MissingSectionHeaderError(fpname, lineno, line)
> ConfigParser.MissingSectionHeaderError: File contains no section headers.
> file: /projects/tmp/numpy-1.5.1/site.cfg, line: 60
> 'library_dirs = /usr/local/lib\n'
>
>
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