[SciPy-user] fastumath installation problem

matt matt at hotdispatch.com
Thu Jul 15 10:23:18 CDT 2004

I guess that's what I'm looking for.  What header file do these 
function definitions usually live in, or what compilation switch do I 
use to tell the installer I don't have those functions and don't care?

-Matt B

On Jul 14, 2004, at 6:23 PM, Travis E. Oliphant wrote:

> matt wrote:
>> So my SciPy install was going great.  I installed Atlas and all of 
>> the  other prerequisites without a hitch.  I'm using FreeBSD 4.9 and  
>> installed most of the pre-req's from the ports package.  The actual  
>> SciPy install get's really far, but it barfs when trying to compile  
>> fastumath_unsigned.  This seems strange and not easily traceable to a 
>>  missing pre-req or anything.  Below is the output from 'python 
>> setup.py  install'.  Any help here at all would be very useful.  I 
>> can provide  details like version nums of all the pre requisites and 
>> the like upon  request.  Thanks in advance.
> This looks like a library problem.  Are the hyperbolic inverse 
> trigonometric functions not available with your platform.  Or is their 
> some header file that has to be included to get them?
> These are defined in the file as long as
> is not defined for your platform.
> In fastumathmodule.c there is a statement there that checks for a few 
> platforms and it looks like BSD is included and so 
> HAVE_INVERSE_HYPERBOLIC gets defined for the rest of the compilation.  
> Doesn't FreeBSD define these?  Are you just missing a proper math 
> library?
> Anybody else seen this?
> -Travis O.
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