[Numpy-discussion] Problems building numpy on solaris 10 x86

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Tue Nov 25 20:26:20 CST 2008

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 4:54 PM, Peter Norton <
spacey-numpy-discussion@lenin.net> wrote:

> Back in the beginning of the summer, I jumped through a lot of hoops to
> build numpy+scipy on solaris, 64-bit with gcc. I received a lot of help from
> David C., and ended up, by some very ugly hacking, building an acceptable
> numpy+scipy+matplotlib trio for use at my company.
> However, I'm back at it again trying to build the same tools in both a
> 32-bit abi and a 64-bit ABI. I'm starting with the 32-bit build, because I
> suspect it'd be simpler (less trouble adding things like -m64 and other such
> flags). However, I've run into a very basic problem right at the get-go.
> This time instead of bothering David at the beginning of my build, I was
> hoping that other people may have experience to contribute to resolving my
> issues.
> Here is my build environment:
> 1) gcc-4.3.1
> 2) Solaris 10 update 3
> 3) sunperf libraries (for blas+lapack support)
> I can provide more detail since that's not a very specific list.
> Anyway, when I try building numpy-1.2.1 after setting up my site.cfg and
> build-related environment this is what I get:
> Setting the site.cfg
> Running from numpy source directory.
> F2PY Version 2_5972
> non-existing path in 'numpy/core': 'code_generators/array_api_order.txt'
> [continues...]
> scons: Reading SConscript files ...
> scons: warning: Ignoring missing SConscript
> 'build/scons/numpy/core/SConscript'
> File
> "/usr/local/python-2.5.1/lib/python2.5/site-packages/numscons-0.9.4-py2.5.egg/numscons/core/numpyenv.py",
> line 108, in DistutilsSConscript
> scons: done reading SConscript files.
> scons: Building targets ...
> scons: *** [Errno 2] No such file or directory:
> 'numpy/core/../../build/scons/numpy/core/sconsign.dblite'
> scons: building terminated because of errors.
> error: Error while executing scons command. See above for more information.
> If you think it is a problem in numscons, you can also try executing the
> scons
> command with --log-level option for more detailed output of what numscons
> is
> doing, for example --log-level=0; the lowest the level is, the more
> detailed
> the output it.
> [etc.]
> then similar errors repeat themselves over and over including ignoreing
> missing SConscript, and no sconsign.dblite file, until the build bombs out.
> I've got numscons installed from pypi:
> >>> import numscons.version
> >>> numscons.version.VERSION
> '0.9.4'
> Can anyone get me on the right track here?

What happens if you go the usual python setup.py {build,install} route?

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