[SciPy-user] Installing scipy with fftw in non-standard location

Stefan van der Walt stefan at sun.ac.za
Tue Nov 21 10:52:32 CST 2006

On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 04:55:07PM +0100, Joris De Ridder wrote:
> Thanks, George. This seemed to solve the problem of finding the libraries:
> fftw2_info:
>   libraries rfftw,fftw not found in /software/fftw-2.1.5/
>   libraries rfftw,fftw not found in /software/fftw-2.1.5/include
>   FOUND:
>     libraries = ['rfftw', 'fftw']
>     library_dirs = ['/software/fftw-2.1.5/lib']
>     define_macros = [('SCIPY_FFTW_H', None)]
>     include_dirs = ['/software/fftw-2.1.5/include']
> I'm not sure that they're really included though. I guess (nowhere documented)
> that I should be importing the FFTW functionality by
> >>> from scipy.fftw import *
> but there is no such (sub)module, only the standard fftpack
module. Hence my doubts...


nm _fftpack.so  | grep fftw

and see if there are any fftw symbols.


000084c0 b caches_drfftw
00008400 b caches_zfftw
         U fftw_destroy_plan
         U fftw_execute
         U fftw_free
         U fftw_malloc
         U fftw_plan_dft_1d
         U fftw_plan_many_dft
         U fftw_plan_r2r_1d
00002b20 t get_cache_id_zfftw
000084a0 b last_cache_id_drfftw
000083e4 b last_cache_id_zfftw
000084a4 b nof_in_cache_drfftw
000083e0 b nof_in_cache_zfftw


... very very long list.


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