[SciPy-user] Installing Scipy on OS X 10.4 - wrong architecture files
Thu Feb 14 10:43:43 CST 2008
On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 2:41 PM, Robert Kern <email@example.com> wrote:
> Jeffrey Fogel wrote:
> > I have been trying to install scipy 0.6.0 from the source code onto my
> > Mac (10.4.11, Intel chip) and I'm having some trouble that I hope
> > someone here can help me with. I try installing using:
> > python setup.py build
> > sudo python setup.py install
> > Which seems to compile and install scipy (with a number of warnings,
> > but no errors). However, when I run scipy.test(1,10) it crashes with
> > the following error:
> > ImportError: dlopen(/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/lib/python2.5/site-packages/scipy/special/_cephes.so,
> > 2): no suitable image found. Did find:
> > /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/lib/python2.5/site-packages/scipy/special/_cephes.so:
> > mach-o, but wrong architecture
> > Looking in the directory mentioned above, a large number of the .so
> > files seem to be compiled for ppc instead of i386. I have been unable
> > to find a switch for setup.py that sets the architecture. Is there a
> > way to force the proper architecture so that I can get it to install
> > properly?
> > I am running python 2.5, also installed from the source from
> > python.org.
> Are you sure this was built correctly? The binary on python.org should be
> configured to make Universal extension modules correctly.
> > The compilers I'm using are gcc 4.0.1 and gfortran 4.1.0.
> Where did gfortran come from? Is it configured correctly to make Universal binaries?
> If necessary, do this:
> $ python setup.py config_fc --arch="-arch i386 -arch ppc" --fcompiler=gnu95 build
> 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."
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Thanks for your help, the problem turned out to be the (very old)
gfortran compiler. The version of 4.1 I had was ppc only. I've
upgraded to 4.3 and scipy now compiles without any problems. Thanks
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