[SciPy-User] Correctly compiling SciPy with UMFPACK support?
Dag Sverre Seljebotn
Wed Aug 11 03:10:24 CDT 2010
Ioan-Alexandru Lazar wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I know that SciPy vanilla support for UMFPACK is going to be deprecated
> due to license issues, so I hope I am not incorrectly directing my
> I have spent the last two days trying to build SciPy with UMFPACK.
> Normally, I would simply use the packages available from my distribution;
> however, I want SciPy to use a version of UMFPACK I am compiling myself
> using AMD's ACML (because I need multithreaded BLAS support).
> Unfortunately, there's something that I don't seem to be getting straight
> because regardless of how I do it, I end up with an error message.
> If I am using scikits.umfpack or scipy version 0.7.0, the error message I
> eventually receive is:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/home/alexlz/Projects/2010/llssolve/scipytest.py", line 16, in
> umf = scikits.umfpack.UmfpackContext("zi")
> line 278, in __init__
> self.control = nm.zeros( (UMFPACK_CONTROL, ), dtype = nm.double )
> NameError: global name 'UMFPACK_CONTROL' is not defined
> If I am using scipy.sparse.linalg.dsolve.umfpack in scipy version 0.8.0,
> it complains that I have not compiled it with UMFPACK support.
I just wanted to make you aware that the UMFPACK wrapper has a new home
over at scikits (scikits.appspot.com). Perhaps you'll have better luch
with that one...
Haven't tried myself though.
More information about the SciPy-User