Building things with setup.py
robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 05:11:53 CEST 2006
James Stroud wrote:
> Hello All,
> This is annoying. I am trying to build scipy right now but every .so
> file requires my adding "-lpython2.5 -lpthread -lm -lutil -ldl -shared"
> to the ld flags.
> Main Question: When building with "setup.py", where can I include this
> information so I don't have to link every .so file by hand?
If it's actually necessary,
python setup.py build_ext -lmylib
> Also, why would this not be caught by the developers of scipy and numpy?
Because we've never seen it before. There's no reason that you should have to
add those libraries manually. Can you post your build log (the one that fails)
> What factors go into needing to specify libraries and to properly link
> .so files manually? Certainly the enthought didn't forget to test the
> build process, so why would my machine be special in this regard?
> I'm running Linux FC4 on a dual intel p4 (~3.2 GHz) with sundry
> libraries in non-standard places. Is this non-standard part what's
> killing me?
Possibly. Won't know more until I see the build log.
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that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
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