[SciPy-user] Plea: Installing SciPy on Mac 10.4.9: _fftpack.so problems?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Apr 11 21:07:19 CDT 2007

Ariel Rokem wrote:
> Hi - I have been having a very similar problem building scipy. 
> I am running Mac OS10.4.9 on a PPC with gfortran 4.3.0 and gcc3.3 
> I was running:
> ariel-rokems-ibook-g4:~ ariel$ python setup.py build_src build_clib
> --fcompiler=gnu95 build_ext --fcompiler=gnu95 build
> as instructed here : http://scipy.org/Installing_SciPy/Mac_OS_X
> But it doesn't seem to work:
> ariel-rokems-ibook-g4:~ ariel$ python
> Python 2.4.4 (#1, Oct 18 2006, 10:34:39)
> [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5341)] on darwin
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>>> import scipy
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> ImportError: No module named scipy

Note that after it is built (correctly, see Zach's message), it must then be
installed per the directions given on that page.

  $ sudo python setup.py install

Robert Kern

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 an underlying truth."
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