[SciPy-user] Scipy on MacOS X, troubles

Sam frizou excellent.frizou at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 09:46:07 CST 2006


Hi,

I installed numpy and scipy on tiger with darminports (py-numpy and py-scipy)

everything works well.

On 11/3/06, Marco <gaedol at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> new to the ML, here. :)
>
> I have some troubles with SciPy on Tiger.
>
> I have complied scipy (and numpy) on my laptop  (ibook g4) using all
> the hints on the "Installing SciPy on MacOSX" page, but i still have
> some problems.
> If i do something list "import scipy", on python 2.4.3 (ActiveState),
> it all runs well, and i have scipy to use.
> If, instead, i use "from scipy import *" then i obtain, as an answer
> from python:
>
> >>> from scipy import *
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>   File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/linsolve/__init__.py",
> line 5, in ?
>     import umfpack
>   File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/linsolve/umfpack/__init__.py",
> line 3, in ?
>     from umfpack import *
>   File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/linsolve/umfpack/umfpack.py",
> line 11, in ?
>     import scipy.sparse as sp
>   File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/sparse/__init__.py",
> line 5, in ?
>     from sparse import *
>   File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/sparse/sparse.py",
> line 12, in ?
>     import sparsetools
> ImportError: Failure linking new module:
> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/sparse/sparsetools.so:
> Symbol not found: _sprintf$LDBLStub
>   Referenced from:
> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/scipy/sparse/sparsetools.so
>   Expected in: dynamic lookup
>
>
> Now,
> i could modify the codebase to use the "import scipy" and not "from
> scipy import *" (that's code i've been writing on linux and then moved
> to mac), but it would take time, maybe too much.
>
> I have been lookin on list archives, and found something but i've not
> really understood what to do...
> So,
> any good soul? :)
>
> TIA,
>
> marco
>
> PS
> RTFM welcomed only if with links on what to read :)
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