[SciPy-user] numpy-1.0rc2 still does not build on MacOS X 10.4.7 (PPC)

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Oct 17 16:58:32 CDT 2006

Tom Bridgman wrote:
> Selected gcc 3.3
> g77v3.4 installed from tarball
> fftw libraries installed as described in
> http://www.scipy.org/Installing_SciPy/Mac_OS_X
> numpy build still fails.  I suspect the important error is
> gcc: cannot specify -o with -c or -S and multiple compilations
> but I have no idea of where to start with this.
> I suspect is something to do with PPC vs Intel build options?   
> Perhaps I need to turn off the '-c' which appears in the compile  
> options but where is that located?

With a Universal build of Python, you will need to use gcc 4.0. Unfortunately, 
that may mean you will have to use gfortran instead of g77.

Robert Kern

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