[SciPy-user] Missing library will not allow SciPy to load.

Tom Bridgman cygnusx1 at mac.com
Tue Oct 10 21:21:28 CDT 2006

> When I do
> from scipy import *
> I get the following error:
> ImportError: Failure linking new module:
> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/ 
> site-packages/scipy/sparse/sparsetools.so:
> Library not loaded: /usr/local/lib/libg2c.0.dylib
>   Referenced from:
> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/ 
> site-packages/scipy/sparse/sparsetools.so
>   Reason: image not found
> It seems I'm missing  libg2c.0.dylib.  I just installed the SciPy
> SuperPack.  I guess it wasn't in there or was supposed to be installed
> from some other package.  Does anyone know about this?
I believe this is installed as part of the g77 package (g77v3.4- 

W.T. Bridgman, Ph.D.
Physics & Astronomy

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