[SciPy-user] building scipy from source on Mac Os X 10.4 ppc

Kurt Smith kwmsmith@gmail....
Sat Aug 18 12:26:34 CDT 2007


On 8/18/07, David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
> Kurt Smith wrote:
> > On 8/17/07, Samuel M. Smith <smithsm@samuelsmith.org> wrote:
> >
> >> Zach, Robert
> >>
> >> Changing to the other fortran compiler did the trick. Yeah! Thank you!
> >> Still have to explicitly set the MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET to 10.4 or
> >> else it builds by default for 10.3
> >>
> >> I don't know who the maintainer of the scipy web page for os x
> >> installation is but I suggest it be updated
> >> to use a fortran compiler that works.  Also the link for the g77
> >> compiler is broken it points to the g95
> >> compiler both on the hpc site.
> >>
> >> ***************
> >> In case anyone is interested here is what I did to install scipy from
> >> source on a G4 powerbook
> >> os x 10.4.10
> >> xcode 2.4.1     xcode_2.4.1_8m1910_6936315.dmg
> >> gcc 4.01
> >>
> >> Python and numpy from http://www.pythonmac.org/packages/py25-fat/
> >> index.html
> >> python-2.5.1-macosx.dmg
> >> wxPython2.8-osx-unicode-2.8.3.0-universal10.4-py2.5.dmg
> >> pytz-2006g-py2.5-macosx10.4.dmg
> >> numpy-1.0.3-py2.5-macosx10.4.mpkg
> >>
> >> $ echo $PATH
> >> /usr/local/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/texbin:/Library/Frameworks/
> >> Python.framework/Versions/Current/bin:/opt/local/bin:/opt/local/sbin:/
> >> bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/Users/samuel/bin
> >>
> >>
> >> *** check gcc version
> >> $ gcc_select
> >> Current default compiler:
> >> gcc version 4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5367)
> >>
> >> to change if not 4.0x
> >> $ sudo gcc_select 4.0
> >>
> >> *** Install subversion 1.4.4-2  from pkg installer to get scipy from svn
> >> http://www.open.collab.net/servlets/OCNDownload?id=CSVNMACC
> >> Subversion 1.4.4-2 Universal.dmg
> >>
> >> **** Install gfortran
> >> get gfortran from below instead of links on scipy page
> >> http://r.research.att.com/tools/
> >> http://r.research.att.com/gfortran-4.2.1.dmg
> >>
> >> *** Install fftw
> >> get fftw
> >> http://fftw.org/fftw-3.1.2.tar.gz
> >> $ tar -xvzf fftw-3.1.2.tar.gz
> >> $ cd fftw-3.1.2
> >> $ ./configure
> >> $ make
> >> $ sudo make install
> >> $ sudo  ln -s /usr/local/lib/libfftw3.a /usr/local/lib/libfftw.a
> >> $ sudo  ln -s /usr/local/lib/libfftw3.la /usr/local/lib/libfftw.la
> >> $ sudo  ln -s /usr/local/include/fftw3.h /usr/local/include/fftw.h
> >>
> >> *** Build and Install scipy from svn
> >> $ cd /Volumes/Archive/Install/Python/MacPython/Python2.5.x/scipy/
> >> $ svn co http://svn.scipy.org/svn/scipy/trunk scipysvn
> >> Checked out revision 3245.
> >>
> >> $ cd scipysvn
> >>
> >> ***must set environment variable or will build for 10.3 not 10.4
> >> $ export MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.4
> >>
> >> $ python setup.py build_src build_clib --fcompiler=gnu95 build_ext --
> >> fcompiler=gnu95 build
> >> $sudo python setup.py install
> >>
> >> *** to test
> >> $ python
> >>
> >>  >>> import scipy
> >>  >>> scipy.test(1,10)
> >>
> >
> >
> > Thanks for the post -- unfortunately I still cannot get things to
> > compile on my PPC G5 OS X 10.4.10.
> >
> > I followed your directions to a "T"; result when I loaded scipy:
> >
> > ksmith:ksmith [381]> python
> > Python 2.5.1 (r251:54869, Apr 18 2007, 22:08:04)
> > [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5367)] on darwin
> > Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >
> >>>> import scipy
> >>>>
> > Fatal Python error: Interpreter not initialized (version mismatch?)
> > Abort trap
> > ksmith:ksmith [382]>
> >
> > Version info:
> >
> > Python 2.5.1
> > gcc 4.0.1
> > scipy from svn
> > numpy 1.0.4 from svn
> > gfortran 4.2.1
> >
> > Any advice, pointers?  I've been stuck without a working scipy for weeks.
> >
> >
> Ok, I will take a look at it, I still have an old ppc minimac with mac
> os X on it. I will see if I can reproduce your problem. Could you open a
> trac ticket describing your problem (just paste this email) on scipy
> trac, so that we can track what's going on ?
>
> David
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Thanks for looking into it -- I'll open a trac ticket. I presume I
send the email to scipy-tickets@scipy.org, if not, let me know where
to send it.

Thanks,

Kurt


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