[SciPy-user] disabling fftw3 during scipy build

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Feb 19 14:26:46 CST 2008


On Feb 19, 2008 9:55 AM, Stephen Uhlhorn <stephenlists@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 14, 2008 7:59 PM, Barry Wark <barrywark@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for the info. I've built a couple eggs for OS X 10.5
> > (Universal) from SVN trunk. Neither include fftw3.
>
>
> After the lengthy discussion re: fftw3, I decided to try Barry's eggs.
>
> I installed gfortran from: http://r.research.att.com/tools/ .
>
> I tried to install the dynamically linked scipy:
> scipy-0.7.0.dev3940-py2.5-macosx-10.3-i386.egg and ended up with the
> following error:
>
>   target build/src.macosx-10.5-i386-2.5/_fftpackmodule.c does not exist:
>    Assuming _fftpackmodule.c was generated with "build_src --inplace" command.
> error: Setup script exited with error: '_fftpackmodule.c' missing
>
> Where's fftpackmodule? Should I install fftw3?

Actually, _fftpackmodule is the common extension module for *all* of
the FFT backends, not just the FORTRAN library FFTPACK. Most likely
there was an error earlier in the build. Please attach the full output
of the failed build.

-- 
Robert Kern

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enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
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