[SciPy-user] installation problem w/ scipy 0.2: flbas.so has undefined symbol srotmg_

Gerard Vermeulen gvermeul at grenoble.cnrs.fr
Mon Jun 3 01:59:40 CDT 2002

On Monday 03 June 2002 03:31, David Marimont wrote:
> I just downloaded the CVS version of scipy (0.2.0_alpha_101.3442) and
> built and installed it without any apparent problems (after many false
> starts).  When I try to import it, here's what happens:
>    Python 2.2 (#1, Dec 24 2001, 15:43:58)
>    [GCC 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.1 2.96-98)] on linux2
>    Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>    >>> import scipy
>    exceptions.ImportError:
> /usr/local/lib/python2.2/site-packages/scipy/linalg/fblas.so: undefined
> symbol: srotmg_
> Does anyone know what's going wrong here? I've spent a little time poking
> through the archives to see what might be causing this problem, but nothing
> obvious popped up.  I apologize if I missed the relevant message...
Yes, srotmg_ is missing in the BLAS libraries that are included in LAPACK.
You have to download http://netlib2.cs.utk.edu/blas/blas.tgz and rebuild
BLAS to fix it.

Regards - Gerard.

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