[SciPy-User] scikits.sparse

Dag Sverre Seljebotn dagss@student.matnat.uio...
Sat Feb 20 04:22:46 CST 2010


>   Hi,
>
> I tried to install scikits.sparse.
> It failed with
..> Error converting Pyrex file to C:
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> ...
>      #    0xB (beta)
>      #    0xC (release candidate)
>      #    0xF (final)
>
>      char[] PY_VERSION
>      char[] PY_PATCHLEVEL_REVISION
>         ^
> ------------------------------------------------------------
>
> /usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/Cython/Includes/python_version.pxd:32:8:
> Buffer types only allowed as function local variables
>
>
> How can I fix the problem ?
> pyrexc --version
> /home/nwagner/local/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/Pyrex/Compiler/Errors.py:17:
> DeprecationWarning: BaseException.message has been
> deprecated as of Python 2.6
>    self.message = message
> Pyrex version 0.9.8.5


The Cython version is what is relevant here, Pyrex is not used (regardless
of what distutils claims!). And it turns out that this error is caused by
a too old version of Cython -- upgrade your Cython and that should fix it.

Dag Sverre



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