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

Nils Wagner nwagner@iam.uni-stuttgart...
Wed Jun 4 05:42:02 CDT 2008

On Wed, 04 Jun 2008 17:06:27 +0900
  David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
> 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.
> cheers,
> David

>>> import scipy.stats
DeprecationWarning: scipy.sparse.linalg.dsolve.umfpack 
will be removed, install scikits.umfpack instead
   ' install scikits.umfpack instead', DeprecationWarning 

AFAIK SuperLU will be used instead of UMFPACK if it is not 
available. Is that correct ?


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