[SciPy-user] Hints for easy install of scipy on RHEL 4?
Russell E. Owen
Fri Feb 9 14:45:23 CST 2007
"Paul Barrett" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
(in response to my question about how to most easily obtain a
scipy-friendly blas/lapack for RHEL 4, because the one that comes with
RHEL 4 is not)
> Is RHEL 4 necessary? I had the same problems building scipy, so I
> decided to save myself some grief. I installed FC 6 instead, while I
> wait for RHEL 5. If you have to have RHEL as opposed to FC, then I
> suggest you upgrade to RHEL 5beta2, which is based on FC 6/7.
That is very interesting. So if we can hold off for RHEL 5 then the
problem magically goes away? I'll see if we can do that.
(This is for a large department's worth of linux boxes. I don't manage
them, but do have permission to install software in a space for shared
software. Thus I typically can't install RPMs and can only advise when
it comes to OS versions.)
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