[SciPy-dev] FTBFS on Debian

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Apr 14 06:29:12 CDT 2008

On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 6:04 AM, David Cournapeau
<david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:

>  For what it worth, the problem is right there: gfortran command builds a
>  program, not a library (the -shared is not there), which of course
>  cannot work for a python extension. The problem is to understand why the
>  -shared flag disappear from the link command.

This problem is almost always caused by LDFLAGS being set. LDFLAGS
*overrides* all of the Fortran link flags.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco

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