[Numpy-discussion] Re: Error installing on amd64 Debian-unstable

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sun Apr 23 17:55:08 CDT 2006

Angus McMorland wrote:
> I had no troubles installing numpy and scipy on my 32-bit laptop, but
> cannot get numpy to install on my amd64 debian desktop. I've pulled in
> the latest svn versions, then run:
> $ python setup.py install
> Installation seems to run okay (no error messages), but the following
> happens:
> In [1]: import numpy
> import core -> failed:
> /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/numpy/core/_sort.so: undefined symbol:
> PyArray_CompareUCS4
> import lib -> failed: module compiled against version 90703 of C-API but
> this version of numpy is 90704

Please delete the build/ directory and the installed numpy package and rebuild.
If the problem persists, please let us know.

Robert Kern
robert.kern at gmail.com

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