[SciPy-user] error importing scipy

Chiara Caronna chiaracaronna@hotmail....
Thu Feb 1 14:07:48 CST 2007

Ok, thank you anyway fro your time!

>From: Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com>
>Reply-To: SciPy Users List <scipy-user@scipy.org>
>To: SciPy Users List <scipy-user@scipy.org>
>Subject: Re: [SciPy-user] error importing scipy
>Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 13:53:07 -0600
>Chiara Caronna wrote:
> >> From: Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com>
> >> Reply-To: SciPy Users List <scipy-user@scipy.org>
> >> To: SciPy Users List <scipy-user@scipy.org>
> >> Subject: Re: [SciPy-user] error importing scipy
> >> Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 11:41:46 -0600
> >>
> >> Chiara Caronna wrote:
> >>>> From: Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com>
> >>>> Your scipy was not linked to a BLAS library correctly. What BLAS
> >> library
> >>>> were
> >>>> you trying to link against?
> >>> '_' ... I have never tried to do that... at least I am not aware of...
> >> Okay, what kind of system are you on? If Linux, what distribution?
> >
> > I have Linux, Suse 8.4 (quite old, I know, but I can't change it, it's 
> > office pc...)
> >
> >> What LAPACK and BLAS packages do you have installed?
> > I have never installed them... how can I check which I have?
>Apparently you have since the configuration process has found some such
>libraries in /usr/lib/. That means that they were most likely installed 
>SuSE packages. You might need to talk to the person that administers your
>computer to find out what packages they installed.
>SuSE has often been problematic, especially with regards to its LAPACK and 
>libraries. I'm afraid that I don't know much of the details, like which 
>of which specific packages are known to work. Other people with SuSE 
>will have to chime in here.
>Robert Kern
>"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless 
>  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it 
>  an underlying truth."
>   -- Umberto Eco
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