[SciPy-user] fortran compiler not found Mac Leopard 10.5

Dominique Orban dominique.orban@gmail....
Mon Nov 12 12:19:31 CST 2007

On 11/12/07, Jeremy Conlin <jeremit0@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all.  I recently upgraded scipy from the svn distribution and
> tried installing it.  I followed the instructions on
> http://scipy.org/Installing_SciPy/Mac_OS_X
> and downloaded the gfortran binaries from the att.com site.  When I run
> python setup.py build
> it compiles for awhile but fails.  The last few messages are copied at
> the end of this message.  Is another compiler (i.e. f95) needed?  Do I
> just need to rename the gfortran executable?  I tried making a symlink
>  g95->gfortran but it didn't work.  Does anyone have any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Jeremy
> $ gcc --version
> i686-apple-darwin9-gcc-4.0.1 (GCC) 4.0.1 (Apple Inc. build 5465)
> Copyright (C) 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
> $ gfortran --version
> GNU Fortran (GCC) 4.2.1
> Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> GNU Fortran comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
> You may redistribute copies of GNU Fortran
> under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
> For more information about these matters, see the file named COPYING
> $ python setup.py build
>> compiling Fortran sources
> Fortran f77 compiler: f95 -fixed -O4 -target=native
> Fortran f90 compiler: f95 -O4 -target=native
> Fortran fix compiler: f95 -fixed -O4 -target=native
> creating build/temp.macosx-10.5-i386-2.5
> creating build/temp.macosx-10.5-i386-2.5/scipy
> creating build/temp.macosx-10.5-i386-2.5/scipy/fftpack
> creating build/temp.macosx-10.5-i386-2.5/scipy/fftpack/dfftpack
> compile options: '-c'
> f95:f77: scipy/fftpack/dfftpack/dcosqb.f
> sh: f95: command not found
> sh: f95: command not found
> error: Command "f95 -fixed -O4 -target=native -c -c
> scipy/fftpack/dfftpack/dcosqb.f -o
> build/temp.macosx-10.5-i386-2.5/scipy/fftpack/dfftpack/dcosqb.o"
> failed with exit status 127
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Hi Jeremy,

did you perhaps forget to specify that you want to use gfortran to
build SciPy? You can do it as so:

  python setup.py config_fc --fcompiler=gfortran build

See INSTALL.txt for more information.

Good luck,

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