[Numpy-discussion] Building numpy - setting the run path

Albert Strasheim fullung@gmail....
Fri Apr 27 18:45:54 CDT 2007


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From: "Peter C. Norton" <spacey-numpy-discussion@lenin.net>
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Subject: [Numpy-discussion] Building numpy - setting the run path

> Building numpy for my company's solaris distribution involves requring
> a run_path for the lapack+blas libraries we're using (libsunperf,
> though I'm considering swapping out for gsl since we may use that).
> The situation we're in is that we need gcc to get the -R for paths
> like /usr/local/gnu/lib /usr/local/python2.5.1/lib, etc. but the
> default python distutils raise a not implemented exception on this.

On Linux I've set the LD_RUN_PATH environment variable prior to compiling my 
programs. It seemed to do the trick. I don't know if this works on Solaris, 
though. A quick Google seems to indicate that LD_RUN_PATH is a GCC thing.



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