[SciPy-User] Problem with 64 bit Scipy Stats: cannot install MKL

Christoph Gohlke cgohlke@uci....
Tue Feb 19 12:08:13 CST 2013


On 2/18/2013 3:38 PM, Sharath Venkatesha wrote:
>
> hello,
>
> I am using Christopher Gohlke's builds for 64 bit machines.
>
> My version is Python 2.7, Scipy 0.11.0 and Numpy 1.7.0 (non MKL version)
> on 64bit Win7 machine.
>
> When using
>
> from scipy.stats import norm
>
> I get an error
>
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>    File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\scipy\stats\__init__.py", line
> 321, in <module>
>      from stats import *
>    File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\scipy\stats\stats.py", line 193,
> in <module>
>      import scipy.special as special
>    File "C:\Python27\lib\site-packages\scipy\special\__init__.py", line
> 525, in <module>
>      from _cephes import *
> ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.
>
> I looked online for solutions that Chris has posted. Most of them
> included using the MKL version of numpy. I installed the MKL version of
> numpy (without Intel MKL installation) and still get the same error,
> which is expected!
>
> I cannot install Intel MKL on my machine due to the costs involved.
>
> Please suggest if there is a workaround.
>
> thanks
> Sharath
>

This has already been resolved off-list.

Christoph


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