[SciPy-user] failure to build scipy on RHEL5

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Apr 23 16:49:57 CDT 2008

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 4:47 PM, Michael Hearne <mhearne@usgs.gov> wrote:
> Just tried to compile SciPy on a RedHat Enterprise 5 system, following
>  the instructions on http://pong.tamu.edu/tiki/tiki-view_blog_post.php?blogId=6&postId=97
>  and got the errors below:
>  error: Command "/usr/bin/g77 -g -Wall -g -Wall -shared build/
>  temp.linux-x86_64-2.5/build/src.linux-x86_64-2.5/build/src.linux-
>  x86_64-2.5/scipy/lib/blas/fblasmodule.o build/temp.linux-x86_64-2.5/
>  build/src.linux-x86_64-2.5/fortranobject.o build/temp.linux-x86_64-2.5/
>  build/src.linux-x86_64-2.5/scipy/lib/blas/fblaswrap.o build/temp.linux-
>  x86_64-2.5/build/src.linux-x86_64-2.5/build/src.linux-x86_64-2.5/scipy/
>  lib/blas/fblas-f2pywrappers.o -L/usr/local/lib -Lbuild/temp.linux-
>  x86_64-2.5 -lfblas -lg2c -o build/lib.linux-x86_64-2.5/scipy/lib/blas/
>  fblas.so" failed with exit status 1

The actual error message from the linker is just above that. Please post it.

Robert Kern

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though it had an underlying truth."
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