On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 3:03 PM, Samuel John wrote:
> Ahoy numpy gurus :)
>
> Would it be possible to adapt the setup.py and/or numpy/distutils to set
> the right variables on Mac OS X 10.7? (see below).
> I have looked a bit into the setup.py and the distutils package of numpy
> but I am a bit lost.
>
> Do you think it's possible to teach numpy to use different CC, CXX?
This is possible, but numpy probably shouldn't mess with these variables.
As
a user you can set them permanently by adding them to your bash_profile for
example.
And the FFLAGS
This needs to be solved. Perhaps the solution involves more wrappers for
broken vecLib/Accelerate functions in scipy? Does anyone know which
routines
are broken on 10.7? For 10.6 I found this discussion helpful:
http://www.macresearch.org/lapackblasfortran106.
It is claimed there that
while 'ff2c' fixes complex routines, it breaks SDOT when used with 'm64'.
SDOT is used in linalg.
> and the switch fcompiler=gnu95 arg?
>
This shouldn't be necessary if you only have gfortran installed.
Ralf
> Building scipy on OS X Lion 10.7.x currently fails because of some llvm
> incompatibilies and the gfortran.
> While it's easy to get gfortran e.g. via http://mxcl.github.com/homebrew/it's
hard to `pip install scipy` or manual install because you have to:
>
> > export CC=gcc4.2
> > export CXX=g++4.2
> > export FFLAGS=ff2c
> > python setup.py build fcompiler=gnu95
>
> This way, numpy and then scipy builds successfully.
> Scipy uses the distutil settings from numpy  as far as I get it  and
> therefore scipy cannot add these variables. Right?
>
> It would be great if numpy and scipy would build right outofthebox on
OS
> X, again.
>
> I'd love to provide a patch but I am lost in the depth of distutils...
>
>
> Samuel
>
>
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