[SciPy-user] Building SciPy Fails

Oystein Birkenes birkenes at iet.ntnu.no
Mon Nov 1 14:49:09 CST 2004


On Mon, 2004-11-01 at 21:58, Pearu Peterson wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Oystein Birkenes wrote:
> 
> > The command "python setup.py build" exits with the following error
> > message:
> >
> > error: Command "gcc -pthread -fno-strict-aliasing -DNDEBUG -g -O3
> > -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -fPIC
> > -Ibuild/temp.linux-i686-2.3/config_pygist -ILib/xplt/src/gist
> > -ILib/xplt/src/play -ILib/xplt/src/play/unix
> > -I/usr/local/include/python2.3 -c Lib/xplt/src/play/x11/colors.c -o
> > build/temp.linux-i686-2.3/Lib/xplt/src/play/x11/colors.o
> > -DGISTPATH="\"/usr/local/lib/python2.3/site-packages/scipy/xplt/gistdata\"""
> > failed with exit status 1
> >
> > I'm running Fedora Core 2 on a Dell Latitude C640 laptop. I have
> > Python 2.3.4, Numeric version 23.1, numarray version 1.1, f2py2e version
> > 2.43.239_1844 and scipy_distutils version 0.3.2.
> >
> > I've put some additional information on
> > http://www.tele.ntnu.no/users/birkenes/scipy/ including:
> > build.out: stdout of "python setup.py build"
> > build.err: stderr of "python setup.py build"
> > diagnose.out: stdout of "python -c 'from f2py2e.diagnose import
> > run;run()'"
> > atlas_version.out: stdout of "python -c 'import atlas_version'"
> > system_info.out: stdout of "python
> > scipy_core/scipy_distutils/system_info.py"
> >
> > Do you have any suggestions for what I can do to install SciPy?
> 
> The problem is that X11 library is not found as seen in system_info.out
> and this is also reflected at the end of build.out.
> 
> Where are libX11.a and X11/X.h located in your system?
> 
> Pearu
> 
I can't find the files you asked for, but I have a file called
/usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6.2

Oystein



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