[SciPy-user] how to import umfpack?

Robert Cimrman cimrman3@ntc.zcu...
Mon Feb 11 10:28:37 CST 2008

Robin wrote:
> On Feb 11, 2008 4:08 PM, Robert Cimrman <cimrman3@ntc.zcu.cz> wrote:
>> This should work, I do the same. Just tried with '0.7.0.dev3913'.
> Actually I've upgraded my laptop and it works there with
> '0.7.0.dev3913' but on this new install (64 bit Linux) I still have
> this problem.
> As far as I can see umfpack has built correctly:
> robince@bob64:/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/scipy/splinalg/dsolve/umfpack$ ls
> info.py   __init__.py   setup.py   tests        umfpack.py    umfpack.pyc
> info.pyc  __init__.pyc  setup.pyc  _umfpack.py  _umfpack.pyc  __umfpack.so
> and a simple grep for umfpack in dsolve doesn't show any difference
> between the working and non-working one.
> However:
> In [2]: scipy.__version__
> Out[2]: '0.7.0.dev3912'
> In [3]: import scipy.splinalg.dsolve.umfpack as um
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> <type 'exceptions.AttributeError'>        Traceback (most recent call last)
> /home/robince/<ipython console> in <module>()
> <type 'exceptions.AttributeError'>: 'module' object has no attribute 'umfpack'
> ...
> I'd appreciate any help/suggestions to get this working - the
> problematic new install is on a powerful machine I only have access
> too for a limited time so I'd like to get it running as soon as
> possible.

Did it work on the other computer with some older version of scipy?
Is there the umfpack proper installed, actually (libumfpack.a, or .so)?


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