[SciPy-user] Sparse factorisation
Fri May 1 05:40:32 CDT 2009
On Fri, May 01, 2009 at 10:23:35AM +0000, Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> Fri, 01 May 2009 11:51:52 +0200, Gael Varoquaux wrote:
> > Actually, I'd love if the (currenly-BSD) umfpack in scipy could be
> > fixed, because I'll probably need to ship some BSD code at some point,
> > but if nobody can do this, than it needs to be killed.
> I think it's probably not really broken. (I use it sparse.linalg.spsolve
> quite often, and see the umfpack deprecation warnings...)
Correct. It is just that numpy didn't detect umfpack when I built. I am
investigating why. It shouldn't happen. However, the error message could
> Can you check your build log if the umfpack extension was really built?
> (It's supposed to fail "silently" if it can't be built so that the rest
> of scipy.sparse still functions.)
As you have mentioned on the track ticket, the build is failing, and
we'll fix this.
I am feeling we are making progress on this issue. Fixing the error
message is really important though.
I'll cook up a patch to get things working on my system, with a proper
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