Compiling numpy with lapack and atlas

Abhishek Roy fingerslip at
Sun Nov 12 14:36:30 CST 2006

--- Robert Kern <robert.kern at> wrote:
> Are your ATLAS libraries shared or static (i.e., are they or
> libatlas.a)? ldd(1) only lists the shared libraries that are linked. ATLAS is
> usually installed as static libraries.
They are static. Thanks, I was mindlessly copying a suggestion I saw elsewhere.
> Does that module import? 
I got,
ImportError: /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/numpy/linalg/
undefined symbol: s_cat

even after changing the order of libraries in site.cfg to,
>   lapack,f77blas,cblas,atlas


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