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

Ondřej Čertík ondrej.certik@gmail....
Tue Jul 17 19:20:25 CDT 2012


On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 8:22 PM, John Salvatier
<jsalvati@u.washington.edu> wrote:
> 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


Did you find a workaround? I am having exactly the same problem.

Ondrej


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