[SciPy-User] ImportError: *.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
Pundurs Mark (Nokia-LC/Chicago)
Wed Feb 29 10:01:26 CST 2012
Adding to LD_LIBRARY_PATH didn't help. I added /usr/lib (where I can see
the *.so files) but got the same ImportError; then just in case, I added
scipy lives) but still got the ImportError.
Any other ideas on how to debug or work around this? (I'm trying to dig
through the sys elements discussed in http://docs.python.org/reference/simple_stmts.html#import,
but it's thorny stuff.)
> Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 01:02:19 +0100
> From: Paul Anton Letnes <email@example.com>
> Assuming bash, type this into your shell to export the variable for as
> long as you keep your shell running. If you want it to stick
> permanently, add the line to ~/.bashrc.
> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/folder/that/contains/libs:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> > Thanks, David! How do I (a Linux newbie) add paths to environment
> variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH?
> > Hi Mark,
> > On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 3:38 PM, Pundurs, Mark
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> I want to use the function stats.norm.isf, but no matter how I try
> to import it I end up with the error "ImportError: <libname>.so: cannot
> open shared object file: No such file or directory". The .so files
> cited do exist in /usr/lib (as symbolic links to other .so files that
> also exist in that directory). From what I've read, that's where
> they're supposed to be - but I think the Python installation is in a
> nonstandard location. Is that the problem? How can I work around it?
> > I believe RHEL 4 uses g77 as its default fortran compiler, so you
> > a custom gfortran build somewhere, am I right ?
> > If so, you need to add the paths where libgfortran.so and
> > are to the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH. Given that scipy has
> > been built (by someone else for you ?), you may want to ask them
> > it for the exact locations of those libraries.
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