[Numpy-discussion] help getting started

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Fri Apr 10 23:47:47 CDT 2009

On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 1:14 PM, Christopher Barker
<Chris.Barker@noaa.gov> wrote:
> David Cournapeau wrote:
>> <Chris.Barker@noaa.gov> wrote:
>>> Last I checked, the binary for ScipPy was broken, you'll need to get
>>> gfortran and compile it yourself, as the page tells you.
>> This should really be fixed, it is not acceptable to have a broken
>> binary. I will generate a new one,
> That would be great. IIRC, there were two issues: one was intel-only
> binaries generated by gfortran, and the other was libgfortran missing.

ATM, I am dealing with a third one: scipy.test() crashes right away
when importing scipy.cluster :(

> By the way, how id you end up building the new numpy binary? Any good
> ideas on the virtualenv issues?

I solved it the most expedient way for now: hardcoding the python
interpreter to use, and building from scratch,


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