[SciPy-user] build instructions are not available from scipy home page

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Fri Aug 10 04:20:38 CDT 2001

> I managed to build and install fftw both threaded and single precision
> I also got the python build and install going
> However there seem to be two bugs
> 1. the Numeric.pth file in the site-packages directory ends up being
> empty!
> thus Numeric will not be found , easily fixed by somebody with enougth
> python experience
> to know about the .pth files.

This is a problem that has been fixed in the latest CVS tree.  

> 2. the fftw.so fftw-module is not found by the FFT2.py module in spite
> of being in the
> same directory namely site-packages/scipy/fft

I don't understand this problem.  Is there an __init__.py file in the 
scipy/fft directory?  Try

import scipy.fft.fftw 

and report what this produces.

Thanks and sorry for your trouble,

-Travis O.

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