[SciPy-user] failure to build scipy on RHEL5

Paul Barrett pebarrett@gmail....
Wed Apr 23 17:17:18 CDT 2008


I have numpy, scipy, and matplotlib RPMs for EL5 x86_64, if you want
them.  I also think that I have the i386 ones too, but the SRPMs are
of course available.

I've been meaning to offer them to the EPEL repository, but I haven't
made the time.

 -- Paul

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 5:59 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 4:53 PM, Michael Hearne <mhearne@usgs.gov> wrote:
>  > Wasn't sure how far back to go, so here's several more lines' worth:
>  Here's the important one:
>  /usr/bin/ld: /usr/local/lib/libfblas.a(cgemm.o): relocation
>  R_X86_64_32 against `a local symbol' can not be used when making a
>  shared object; recompile with -fPIC
>  /usr/local/lib/libfblas.a: could not read symbols: Bad value
>  You need to compile BLAS to be relocatable using the -fPIC flag to the
>  compilation flags. If you are following the directions on that wiki
>  strictly, replace this line:
>   g77 -fno-second-underscore -O2 -c *.f
>  with this line:
>   g77 -fPIC -fno-second-underscore -O2 -c *.f
>  --
>  Robert Kern
>  "I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
>  enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
>  though it had an underlying truth."
>   -- Umberto Eco
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