[SciPy-user] Compiler problem with Weave

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Sun Aug 21 07:23:21 CDT 2005

Robert Kern wrote:
> Ganesh V wrote:
>>  On the Website it was put up that weave has been tested only with
>>  gcc 2.95. Mine is gcc4. Can that be a problem?
> Checking with gcc 4.0 indeed confirms that gcc 4.0 doesn't like the old
> blitz headers that we use. We should try to upgrade, but my initial
> attempt to use the latest blitz (0.6) hasn't worked, yet. I'm sure I'm
> screwing something up, though.

And I was. Using the *actual* latest blitz (0.8), ./configure'ing it,
copying over the blitz/ subdirectory as weave/blitz-20001213/blitz/, and
editing the configuration a bit to handle the ::isnan problem, does in
fact work with gcc 4.0.

Robert Kern
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