[SciPy-user] Building SciPy Fails

Travis Oliphant oliphant at ee.byu.edu
Mon Nov 1 14:56:44 CST 2004


Oystein Birkenes wrote:

>On Mon, 2004-11-01 at 21:58, Pearu Peterson wrote:
>  
>
>>On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Oystein Birkenes wrote:
>>
>>    
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>>>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
>>
>>    
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>I can't find the files you asked for, but I have a file called
>/usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6.2
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>
You probably need the libX11-devel rpm or something equivalent. 

-Travis



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