[SciPy-user] Installing scipy with fftw in non-standard location

George Nurser agn at noc.soton.ac.uk
Tue Nov 21 08:46:57 CST 2006


On 21 Nov 2006, at 14:31, Joris De Ridder wrote:

>
> Thanks, Stefan, for your answer. I'm afraid, though, it didn't  
> solve the problem.
> Following your example, I tried a few more examples/combinations  
> but the setup
> script always states that
>
> fft_opt_info:
> fftw3_info:
>   libraries fftw3 not found in /software/Python-2.5/lib
>   libraries fftw3 not found in /usr/local/lib
>   libraries fftw3 not found in /usr/lib
>   fftw3 not found
>   NOT AVAILABLE
>
> fftw2_info:
>   libraries rfftw,fftw not found in /software/Python-2.5/lib
>   libraries rfftw,fftw not found in /usr/local/lib
>   libraries rfftw,fftw not found in /usr/lib
>   fftw2 not found
>   NOT AVAILABLE
>
> dfftw_info:
>   libraries drfftw,dfftw not found in /software/Python-2.5/lib
>   libraries drfftw,dfftw not found in /usr/local/lib
>   libraries drfftw,dfftw not found in /usr/lib
>   dfftw not found
>   NOT AVAILABLE
>
> djbfft_info:
>   NOT AVAILABLE
>
>   NOT AVAILABLE
>
>
> Apparently, it ignored my pointer to the FFTW lib/include directories.
>
> As you perhaps guessed, I am trying to build
> Python2.5 + Atlas + Lapack + Numpy 1.0 + FFTW + scipy
> on a Suse Linux machine without root password. Hence my non- 
> standard directories.
> I got everything else working, only FFTW seems to fail.
>
> Any other help is still much appreciated!
>
> Cheers,
> Joris

I resorted to setting the environmental variable FFTW to the fftw  
directory; that is to the directory holding the include and lib fftw  
subdirectories.

This does seem to work

--George.





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