[SciPy-dev] Absoft and current versions

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Wed Sep 21 11:17:15 CDT 2005

Stephen Walton wrote:
> Hello, Pearu,
>> Is
>>   python setup.py config_fc --help-fcompiler --verbose
>> still showing that absoft compiler is available? The question is
>> whether setup.py uses correct scipy_distutils or not.
> Yes.  It occurred to me to try the Intel Fortran compiler, which I had
> installed a copy of long ago and forgotten about.  With the appropriate
> PATH changes to find the ifort command, the above lists all three of
> g77, Absoft, and Intel being available on my system.  But scipy always
> builds with g77.  Is there an easy way I can get a trace of the list of
> steps Scipy uses to determine which Fortran compiler to use?  I'd think
> that if I request a compiler which isn't available for some reason it
> would throw an exception rather than using g77 anyway.

Are you sure you don't have something set in your ~/.pydistutils.cfg ?

Robert Kern
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