[Numpy-discussion] "Symbol table not found" compiling numpy from git repository on Windows

John Salvatier jsalvati@u.washington....
Thu Jan 5 13:22:50 CST 2012


Hello,

I'm trying to compile numpy on Windows 7 using the command: "python
setup.py config --compiler=mingw32 build" but I get an error about a symbol
table not found. Anyone know how to work around this or what to look into?

building library "npymath" sources
Building msvcr library: "C:\Python26\libs\libmsvcr90.a" (from
C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft.vc90.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_9.0.21022.8_none_750b37ff97f4f68b\msvcr90.dll)
objdump.exe:
C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft.vc90.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_9.0.21022.8_none_750b37ff97f4f68b\msvcr90.dll:
File format not recognized
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "setup.py", line 214, in <module>
    setup_package()
  File "setup.py", line 207, in setup_package
    configuration=configuration )
  File "C:\Users\jsalvatier\workspace\numpy\numpy\distutils\core.py", line
186, in setup
    return old_setup(**new_attr)
  File "C:\Python26\lib\distutils\core.py", line 152, in setup
    dist.run_commands()
  File "C:\Python26\lib\distutils\dist.py", line 975, in run_commands
    self.run_command(cmd)
  File "C:\Python26\lib\distutils\dist.py", line 995, in run_command
    cmd_obj.run()
  File
"C:\Users\jsalvatier\workspace\numpy\numpy\distutils\command\build.py",
line 37, in run
    old_build.run(self)
  File "C:\Python26\lib\distutils\command\build.py", line 134, in run
    self.run_command(cmd_name)
  File "C:\Python26\lib\distutils\cmd.py", line 333, in run_command
    self.distribution.run_command(command)
  File "C:\Python26\lib\distutils\dist.py", line 995, in run_command
    cmd_obj.run()
  File
"C:\Users\jsalvatier\workspace\numpy\numpy\distutils\command\build_src.py",
line 152, in run
    self.build_sources()
  File
"C:\Users\jsalvatier\workspace\numpy\numpy\distutils\command\build_src.py",
line 163, in build_sources
    self.build_library_sources(*libname_info)
  File
"C:\Users\jsalvatier\workspace\numpy\numpy\distutils\command\build_src.py",
line 298, in build_library_sources
    sources = self.generate_sources(sources, (lib_name, build_info))
  File
"C:\Users\jsalvatier\workspace\numpy\numpy\distutils\command\build_src.py",
line 385, in generate_sources
    source = func(extension, build_dir)
  File "numpy\core\setup.py", line 646, in get_mathlib_info
    st = config_cmd.try_link('int main(void) { return 0;}')
  File "C:\Python26\lib\distutils\command\config.py", line 257, in try_link
    self._check_compiler()
  File
"C:\Users\jsalvatier\workspace\numpy\numpy\distutils\command\config.py",
line 45, in _check_compiler
    old_config._check_compiler(self)
  File "C:\Python26\lib\distutils\command\config.py", line 107, in
_check_compiler
    dry_run=self.dry_run, force=1)
  File "C:\Users\jsalvatier\workspace\numpy\numpy\distutils\ccompiler.py",
line 560, in new_compiler
    compiler = klass(None, dry_run, force)
  File
"C:\Users\jsalvatier\workspace\numpy\numpy\distutils\mingw32ccompiler.py",
line 94, in __init__
    msvcr_success = build_msvcr_library()
  File
"C:\Users\jsalvatier\workspace\numpy\numpy\distutils\mingw32ccompiler.py",
line 362, in build_msvcr_library
    generate_def(dll_file, def_file)
  File
"C:\Users\jsalvatier\workspace\numpy\numpy\distutils\mingw32ccompiler.py",
line 282, in generate_def
    raise ValueError("Symbol table not found")
ValueError: Symbol table not found

Thank you,
John
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