[SciPy-user] General question on scipy

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Fri Jun 29 06:36:35 CDT 2007


Christian K wrote:
> Alexander Dietz wrote:
>> My second question: How to install scipy? What packages are missing? I
>> am sure I have numpy installed correctly, but I failes installing
>> LAPACK, which error-message is here:
>
> For numpy no third party libs are needed as there is a 'light' version of blas
> included. For scipy you need either blas/lapack or atlas and the fftw libs if
> you want to use the fft package.
fftw is not required: if you have it, it will be used, but you can 
install scipy without it.

Alexander, the most needed information from you to help is your 
distribution and architecture (eg x86, x86_64, other, etc...).

David


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