[SciPy-user] scipy.test() from trunk segfaults

Scott Beardsley scott@cse.ucdavis....
Mon Feb 11 16:01:35 CST 2008

David Cournapeau wrote:
> Reconfigure and rebuilt atlas with the option "-C if g77". Make 
> sure that none of the softwares you are using to build numpy is using 
> gfortran.

Ahha! This fixed it. I do have a couple test failures still but after 
searching the mailing list it looks like they are known issues[1]. We 
have a somewhat complicated environment on these systems. I'd really 
like to get this all working using our Pathscale compiler (for benchmark 
purposes mainly) but it didn't look to easy so I went with path of least 

> Also, I noticed that you are using some alpha softwares as libraries 
> (fftw 3.2). Please use released softwares first to see if you can 
> reproduce the bug.

I have scipy 0.5.2 working with the fftw3.2alpha2 so I'm pretty sure 
using alpha3 is not a problem. Good idea for a next step though.

Thanks a ton for the help!
[1] http://www.scipy.org/scipy/scipy/ticket/586

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