[SciPy-user] disabling fftw3 during scipy build

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Thu Feb 14 06:12:51 CST 2008

Barry Wark wrote:
> Hi all,
> I would be happy to start producing OS X eggs of scipy for
> distribution. At our site, we build scipy with fftw3 from MacPorts. I
> know the preference is to build eggs for release without the fftw3
> dependency. Is there a way to turn off linking with fftw3 during the
> scipy build process, even if fftw3 is present on the system? I can
> disable fftw3 via MacPorts, build, then re-enable, but I'd prefer to
> keep the build process a little more contained. Forgive me if rkern's
> already told us all how to do this years ago...
You can do something like

FFTW3=None python setup.py build

This works for any library, actually (you can do ATLAS=None, etc...).



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