[SciPy-user] scipy 0.6.0 build failing

chris cdcasey@gmail....
Fri Oct 31 11:40:24 CDT 2008

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:28 PM, David Cournapeau
<david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
> chris wrote:
>> I'm using g77 3.2.3 on RedHat 3. Is there a particular version of
>> g77/gcc I should updrage to? A fresh compile of 3.2.3 gave the same
>> error.
> Yep, that's expected: the upstream version of 3.2.3 is the culprit if
> that was not clear. The exact problem is the use of the -msse2 flag; I
> believe that if you remove this flag from the build, it should build
> correctly. That would certainly be easier to try than compiling your own
> compiler :)
> Now, unfortunately, there is no easy way to modify those compiler flags
> without modifying the source code. You could remove lines 268-270 (the
> exact numbers may be difference depending on the version of numpy you
> are using), in the file numpy/distutils/fcompiler/gnu.py:
>  if gnu_ver > '3.2.2':
>            if cpu.has_sse2(): opt.append('-msse2')
>            if cpu.has_sse(): opt.append('-msse')
> After the modification, remove the build directory of numpy entirely,
> and start the build from scratch.
If only the -msse2 flag is causing the problem, would it be sufficient
to remove line 269? Or is there a reason they both have to be removed?


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