[Numpy-discussion] Re: g95 detection not working

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sun Apr 16 13:56:02 CDT 2006

Andrew Jaffe wrote:
> Hi all,
> at least on my setup (OS X, Python 2.4.1, latest svn of numpy and
> scipy), config_fc fails to recognize my g95 compiler, which was directly
> downloaded from http://g95.sourceforge.net/ (and always has failed, I
> think). This is because the current version string doesn't conform to
> the regexp pattern; the version string is
> """
> G95 (GCC 4.0.3 (g95!) Apr 12 2006)
> Copyright (C) 2002-2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> G95 comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
> You may redistribute copies of G95
> under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
> For more information about these matters, see the file named COPYING
> """
> I've attached a patch below, although this identifies the version string
> with the date of the release, rather than the gcc version; I'm not sure
> which is the right one to use!

Also, note that you can override the get_version() method entirely, if it's
easier to do grab the version using something other than a regex. You can look
at hpux.py and ibm.py for examples.

Robert Kern
robert.kern at gmail.com

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