Compiling numpy with lapack and atlas

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Sun Nov 12 17:13:25 CST 2006

Abhishek Roy wrote:
> --- 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

Also add g2c to your library list, then. It is g77's FORTRAN runtime library.

Robert Kern

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