[SciPy-User] site.cfg problems : scipy can't find BLAS

John Reid j.reid@mail.cryst.bbk.ac...
Thu Apr 8 14:18:59 CDT 2010

josef.pktd@gmail.com wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 8:38 AM, John Reid <j.reid@mail.cryst.bbk.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm trying to build numpy and scipy from the latest svn source. I have
>> followed the instructions in site.cfg.example to configure my own
>> site.cfg and I'm using the same site.cfg for both numpy and scipy. numpy
>> builds and installs fine and the tests pass. scipy won't build and
>> throws out lots of warnings about the BLAS libraries and source. I have
>> GotoBLAS2 installed in /usr/local/lib but it doesn't seem to find it.
>> Here is my site.cfg:
>> # Defaults
>> # ========
>> # The settings given here will apply to all other sections if not
>> overridden.
>> # This is a good place to add general library and include directories like
>> # /usr/local/{lib,include}
>> #
>> library_dirs =
>> /usr/local/lib:/home/john/local/src/SuiteSparse-3.4.0/UMFPACK/Lib:/home/john/local/src/SuiteSparse-3.4.0/AMD/Lib
>> include_dirs =
>> /usr/local/include:/home/john/local/src/SuiteSparse-3.4.0/AMD/Include:/home/john/local/src/SuiteSparse-3.4.0/UMFPACK/Include
> I don't know Linux nor gotblas, but I think that here you are telling
> numpy distutils that all libraries and include are under AMD and

I do have /usr/local/lib at the front of these library lists. That is 
where the libgoto.a and libgoto.so are stored. How else should I tell it 
where these libraries are?


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