[SciPy-user] installing numpy

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sun Sep 24 00:11:10 CDT 2006

Todd Keeler wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm attempting to install numpy/scipy on my computer.   I've installed 
> lapack / atlas and have the following libs on my system:
> atlas-lapack /usr/lib/libatlas.a
> atlas-lapack /usr/lib/libcblas.a
> atlas-lapack /usr/lib/libf77blas.a
> atlas-lapack /usr/lib/liblapack.a
> The site.cfg reads:
> [atlas]
> library_dirs = /usr/lib/
> atlas_libs = lapack, blas

This is a standard configuration, so you do not need site.cfg; the libraries 
should be found just fine. However, I believe your problem is that you do not 
actually list all of the libraries, namely: lapack, cblas, f77blas, atlas.

Robert Kern

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