[SciPy-dev] scipy.sparse + umfpack + system_info

Nils Wagner nwagner at iam.uni-stuttgart.de
Tue Apr 4 06:09:08 CDT 2006


Ed Schofield wrote:
> On 29/03/2006, at 4:54 PM, Robert Cimrman wrote:
>
>   
>> Ed Schofield wrote:
>>     
>>> Okay, I've now figured out that the umfpack hooks need NumPy  
>>> distutils
>>>       
>>>> = r2286.  But the get_info() call in umfpack/setup.py still isn't
>>>>         
>>> acknowledging that umfpack exists.  It should find it from the scipy
>>> source tree, right?  Do you have any hints?
>>>       
>> Well, the umfpack sources are not in the scipy source tree - there  
>> is just my wrapper/module code there. I did it this way, because  
>> even if the license of the version 4.4 (which is known to work with  
>> the module) is (imho) acceptable for scipy, the curent version  
>> (4.6) is under LGPL...
>>
>>     
>
> I've run some small tests and the UMFPACK wrappers seems to work  
> fine.  Well done, Robert!  Well done to Pearu too for his help with  
> distutils.
>
> I've added some small unit tests in linsolve/umfpack/tests/ 
> test_umfpack2.py, including two that are commented out because I  
> can't figure out how to disable umfpack with the useUmfpack  
> variable.  Could you please check this, Robert?
>
> -- Ed
>
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I have installed version 4.6 before. Do you know if your wrapper works
also with that version ?

Nils




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