[SciPy-user] How do I build scipy using standard BLAS/LAPACK

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Tue Nov 23 09:37:01 CST 2004


Nils Wagner wrote:

> The gzipped tarball lapack.tgz from netlib contains a subdirectory 
> LAPACK/SRC
> The tarball is located in ~/src/lapack
> 
> So I have used
> setenv LAPACK_SRC ~/src/lapack

setup.py won't unpack the tarball for you. The instructions ask that 
LAPACK_SRC point to the directory that has the LAPACK source code, not 
the directory that has the tarball of the source code.

You should be able to unpack the tarball where it is, and things should 
work.

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