[SciPy-user] Further OS X (Jaguar) difficulties

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Thu Aug 12 12:18:30 CDT 2004


Tom Loredo wrote:
> Hello again-
> 
> Well, building MacPy 2.3.4 from source didn't help me, either.  I get the
> same regexp error.  I'm beginning to wonder if there's something wrong
> with my system (though I don't have any problems with other software, and
> running DiskWarrior didn't turn up anything nor did it fix the problem). 
> I also tried it on my G3 laptop running 10.2.8, but with MacPy 2.3, and I
> get the same error.  The laptop and my G4 don't have identical software,
> so I'm not sure what that says about the nature of my problems.
> 
> I've altered linalg/interface_gen.py to use pre rather than re, and the
> build goes fine until sparsetools, which causes another segfault:
> 
> 	building extension "scipy.signal.sigtools" sources
> 	building extension "scipy.signal.spline" sources
> 	building extension "scipy.sparse._zsuperlu" sources
> 	building extension "scipy.sparse._dsuperlu" sources
> 	building extension "scipy.sparse._csuperlu" sources
> 	building extension "scipy.sparse._ssuperlu" sources
> 	building extension "scipy.sparse.sparsetools" sources
> 	creating build/src/Lib/sparse
> 	creating build/src/Lib/sparse/sparsetools
> 	Segmentation fault
> 
> Rather than track that down, I omitted 'sparse' from the build and
> things went a lot further, until I reached fftpack (I do have fftw
> installed, so I'm not sure I need this).  The ld fails; it appears
> it cannot find Python symbols (lines wrapped below):

You may have a problem with your new Python build, then. Did you do a 
framework build?

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Robert Kern
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