[SciPy-dev] FTBFS on Debian

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Apr 14 10:58:52 CDT 2008


On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 9:43 AM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 4:19 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>  > On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 8:19 AM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:
>  >  >  Now I am trying to figure out how to set the -fPIC for the gfortran.
>  >  >  Probably in some setup.py.
>  >
>  >  No, this flag is coded into the FCompiler implementation for each
>  >  compiler. Check FFLAGS. This will override the compilation flags just
>  >  like LDFLAGS overrides the link flags.
>
>  Thanks for the tip. Indeed the following patch fixes the problem on amd64 too:
>
>
>  $ svn di
>  Index: debian/rules
>  ===================================================================
>  --- debian/rules        (revision 5014)
>  +++ debian/rules        (working copy)
>  @@ -9,6 +9,7 @@
>
>  #export DH_VERBOSE=1
>
>   unexport LDFLAGS
>  +export FFLAGS="-fPIC"

No, no. -fPIC *should* be there out-of-box. We need to figure out the
actual problem rather than pasting it over like this.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco


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