[SciPy-user] NumPy On OpenBSD

Travis Oliphant oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Tue Jan 10 18:40:26 CST 2006

LATORNELL, Doug wrote:
> I'm having a go a building NumPy on OpenBSD 3.8 installed on an P4 box
> running Python 2.4.1.  I think I'm almost there, but I get the message
> "floating point flags not supported on this platform" twice when I
> import numpy, and about 30,000 times when I run numpy.test(10).  If I
> edit out that message though, the tests seem to have all been passed.
> I tracked the "floating point flags not supported on this platform"
> message down to numpy/core/include/numpy/ufuncobject.h  It looks like
> OpenBSD falls through the ifdefined structure that defines
> UFUNC_CHECK_STATUS(ret).  Looking at the various ways that the IEEE
> flags are tested for different platforms, I think OpenBSD might fall
> into the same block as SunOS since I have an ieeefp.h and an
> fpgetsticky() function.  Does this make sense, or am I barking up the
> wrong tree completely?  The problem is that I don't know what magic word
> I should add as an OR clause to 
> #elif defined(sun)
> to test my guess.  Where are the various platform names that are checked
> in unfuncobject.h defined?
> Any advice is appreciated...

You might try to add

defined(NETBSD) || defined(FREEBSD) || defined(OPENBSD)

I saw those in another project.


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