[SciPy-dev] installation problems with SciPy

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Fri Jun 25 11:52:35 CDT 2004

On Fri, 25 Jun 2004, Giovanni Samaey wrote:

> just changing LD_LIBRARY_PATH did not make a difference.
> I tried reinstalling scipy with the LD_LIBRARY_PATH set, and somehow
> this installation crashed with the following final lines:
> building extension "scipy.io.numpyio" sources
> building extension "scipy.linalg.fblas" sources
> generating fblas interface
> 20
> error: build/src/atlas321/fblas.pyf: No such file or directory
> Now I am confused again... How did I break this?

Did you remove build directory before reinstalling scipy?
If not then do that and rerun scipy build/install commands.

Sometimes building ATLAS yourself or using prebuilt ATLAS libraries from


is easier than trying to use system provided ATLAS, especially when the 
system is oldish and you don't have enough permissions to fix the system.


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