[SciPy-dev] Error building from svn on Intel Macs.

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Wed Jun 4 03:06:27 CDT 2008

Damian Eads wrote:
> There is an example file in the Scipy source tree, site.cfg.example that 
> you can modify and save as site.cfg. site.cfg is necessary so the Scipy 
> build script can properly locate dependencies. AFAK, UMFPACK is required 
> to build scipy.stats, which depends on scipy.sparse.

I would be surprised if this were true (umfpack is only available under 
the GPL, and numpy/scipy have a policy to not depend on non BSD code). I 
don't have umfpack, and up to recently, I could build scipy from the trunk.



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