[Numpy-discussion] Building 64-bit numpy on OSX
Fri Jun 6 18:33:45 CDT 2008
Charles R Harris wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 3:50 PM, Dan Yamins <firstname.lastname@example.org
> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> > I'm forced to run it as su. (Is this a bad idea?)
> Anyhow, when I
> > do run "sudo python setup.py install" in the numpy-1.1.0
> directory I
> > downloaded from SciPy website, the build apparently works.
> If you were able to install python without sudo you should not
> need to
> use sudo to build numpy. I certainly did not need to do so.
> Can you post
> the exact sequence of commands you ran?
> Here they are:
> daniel-yaminss-mac-pro:numpy-1.1.0 danielyamins$ python
> setup.py install
> Running from numpy source directory.
> ....[a whole bunch of output, things apparently working for a
> little while. then:]
> copying build/lib.macosx-10.3-i386-2.5/numpy/__config__.py ->
> error: could not delete
> Permission denied
> This is what happens when I try to run the install without
> "sudo". When I do "sudo python setup.py install" instead, the
> process finishes but then, as I said before, when I open a python
> interpreter and try to import numpy it fails in the way I posted
> >It is not obvious to me, but I do't see what is wrong either. Apple's
> >python is not in /usr/local, so it does not sound like when you build
> >numpy you ended up using the "wrong" python.
> So, I think it's using the "right" python since I modified my
> .profile to make the 64-bit version stored in /usr/local the
> default. (and when I open python the "build" information gives
> the time of the new one I built.)
> I don't think the permissions problem really matters, it just means
> you don't write permissions in /usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages,
> which is normal. What I think matters is "no matching architecture in
> universal wrapper". Hmmm. I wonder if you and Michael have the same
> versions of OS X?
For the record: I am running OSX 10.5.2 on an Intel Mac.
> And why is dlopen looking for a universal library? One would hope that
> distutils would have taken care of that.
Maybe Dan did overwrite some older 32 bit Python with the new 64 bit build?
> Out of curiosity, where are the 32/64 bit libraries normally put? Do
> you have a /usr/local/lib32 or a /usr/local/lib64? What does
> file /usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages/numpy/core/multiarray.so
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