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

Steven H. Rogers steve at shrogers.com
Tue Oct 4 07:02:02 CDT 2005

Pearu Peterson wrote:
> 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.
> Pearu

Ucommenting the blas_info=0 line allowed scipy_core to build and install. 
"import scipy" and "from scipy import *" seem to work, but scipy_core 
function names are not recognized.

Also, README is an empty file.  Is this expected?

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