[SciPy-user] problem installing sciPy

marco turchi marco.turchi@gmail....
Fri Oct 5 08:02:06 CDT 2007

dear Davis,
thanks a lot, I'm going to try...
i do not know if I have the fortran compiler, i think so because the
administrator has installed gcc4.1 few months ago and i guess he installed
all the packages


On 10/5/07, David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
> marco turchi wrote:
> > Dear Davis,
> > I need to install the new version of python, because the old one has
> > not the python-dev and the administrator of the machine told me that
> > he could not install it... do not ask me the reason :-(
> Ah, ok. Then you do not seem to have any alternative, indeed.
> > Do i need to install BLAS??? Where can i find it?
> Yes, you need to install BLAS (and LAPACK as well). Either you can use
> RHEL packages for blas/lapack, or you need to compile them by yourself
> too. For that, you need a fortran compiler as well (if you have to
> install BLAS/LAPACK by yourself, you may be interested in my gar
> scripts:
> http://www.ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp/members/david/archives/garnumpy/garnumpy-0.3.tbz2
> ,
> which makes the installation a bit easier: it installs everything from
> blas/lapack to scipy in a self contained directory, for cases exactly
> like yours where people do not have root rights).
> cheers,
> David
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