[Numpy-discussion] Fwd: numpy test fails with "Illegal instruction'

Scott Sinclair scott.sinclair.za@gmail....
Fri Jan 18 00:32:06 CST 2013


On 17 January 2013 16:59, Gerhard Burger <burger.ga@gmail.com> wrote:
> Solved it, did a backtrace with gdb and the error came somewhere from an old
> lapack version that was installed on my machine (I thought I wouldn't have
> these issues in a virtualenv). but anyway after I removed it, and installed
> numpy again, it ran without problems!

Virtualenv only creates an isolated Python install, it doesn't trick
the Numpy build process into ignoring system libraries like LAPACK,
ATLAS etc.

Glad it's fixed.

Cheers,
Scott


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