[SciPy-user] Release of SciPy Core 0.4 (Beta)

Pearu Peterson pearu at scipy.org
Tue Oct 4 02:45:05 CDT 2005

On Mon, 3 Oct 2005, Travis Oliphant wrote:

> Steven H. Rogers wrote:
>> "python setup.py install" for scipy_core 0.4.1 fails to build with:
>> error: Command "gcc -pthread -fno-strict-aliasing -DNDEBUG -g -O3 -Wall 
>> -Wstrict-prototypes -fPIC -DNO_ATLAS_INFO=1 -Iscipy/base/include 
>> -Ibuild/src/scipy/base
>> -Iscipy/base/src -I/usr/local/include/python2.4 -c 
>> scipy/corelib/blasdot/_dotblas.c -o 
>> build/temp.linux-i686-2.4/scipy/corelib/blasdot/_dotblas.o" failed with 
>> exit status 1
> Hmm.  This is definitely a blas-related problem.    What other errors do you 
> see.
> A quick fix is to uncomment the blas_info=0 (line 15 of 
> scipy/corelib/setup.py) and rerun setup (this will not try to build 
> _dotblas.c
> I'd like to track down what the real problem is though.

The problem is that cblas.h was missing that _dotblas.c includes (see 
previous message in this thread). In newcore svn I have included cblas.h 
to scipy/corelib/blasdot to workaround this problem.


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