[Numpy-discussion] Strange crash in numpy.linalg.lstsq.

Jonathan Taylor jonathan.taylor@utoronto...
Mon Aug 17 16:13:40 CDT 2009

Yes... ATLAS type problems like matrix multiplication.

Is there some alternative to get a working numpy going?  How might I
go about compiling numpy without ATLAS?  I really got to get at least
something working temporarily.


On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Keith Goodman<kwgoodman@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Jonathan
> Taylor<jonathan.taylor@utoronto.ca> wrote:
>> I compiled lapack and atlas from scratch using g77 but now
>> numpy.test() hangs when I try to use any numpy functionality.  I think
>> I saw someone else write about this.  Is this a common problem?
> Yes, it seems common. I know of 4 recent ATLAS builds (including mine
> but not yours) that have failed on 32 bit systems. The recent
> successes I have seen (including mine) have been on 64 bit systems.
> But maybe 32/64 bit has nothing to do with it. I am sure there are
> many 32 bit systems running a self-compiled ATLAS just fine.
> Oh, you crash on any numpy functionality? I only crashed on ATLAS type problems.
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