[SciPy-dev] import scipy fails on linux

Pearu Peterson pearu at cens.ioc.ee
Thu Apr 18 12:39:14 CDT 2002

On 18 Apr 2002 hoel at germanlloyd.org wrote:

> Hello,
> I tried to install the latest scipy snapshot on a linux
> box. compilation went fine (other than on Solaris), but testing things
> failed:
> >python
> Python 2.2.1 (#1, Apr 18 2002, 17:26:54) 
> [GCC 3.0.4] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import scipy
> exceptions.ImportError: /usr/local/fitools/py/linux/lib/python2.2/site-packages/scipy/linalg/flapack.so: undefined symbol: sgesdd_
> exceptions.ImportError: /usr/local/fitools/py/linux/lib/python2.2/site-packages/scipy/linalg/_flinalg.so: undefined symbol: dlaswp_

This looks like ATLAS installation problem:

What ATLAS do you use?

Do you have complete lapack library? You must apply

What is the output of
  python scipy_distutils/system_info.py


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