[SciPy-dev] scipy_core Solaris Build: Good and Bad News

Christopher Hanley chanley at stsci.edu
Fri Oct 21 14:58:42 CDT 2005

Travis Oliphant wrote:
> The problem is why does the configure step in distutils find an isnan 
> function when it apparently is not there?
> This is a Python distutils function we are calling.    Have you verified 
> whether or not isnan and isinf are available on Solaris?

Well, the math.h file in /usr/include has a definition of isnan but not 
isinf.  There is an isinf function defined in sunmath.h but that header 
does not seem to get picked up by distutils.


Christopher Hanley
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