[Numpy-discussion] Odd numarray compile problem

Paul Barrett Barrett at stsci.edu
Tue Jan 29 05:27:06 EST 2002

Magnus Lie Hetland wrote:

> I'm trying to compile numarray 0.11 with Python 2.2 on a linux box but
> somehow the compilation gets stuck on this line:
> gcc -DNDEBUG -g -O3 -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -fPIC -IInclude/numarray
> -I/home/mlh/python/Python-2.2/include/python2.2 -c Src/_ufuncmodule.c
> -o build/temp.linux-i686-2.2/_ufuncmodule.o
> No error message, no crash; it just never finishes -- it freezes. I
> compiled/installed it on a Solaris box earlier, with no problems
> whatsoever.
> I've never seen gcc freeze like this; can there be some circular
> dependencies or something? (This machine had some problems with its
> clock earlier, which made make go in a loop...) I tried running touch
> on all files, but that didn't change anything...
> Any ideas, or tips for finding out what's wrong? (BTW, Numeric
> compiles and installs just fine...)

Yes, just wait several minutes for it to finish compiling.  I had to wait over 5 
minutes on 233 MHz i586.

Paul Barrett, PhD      Space Telescope Science Institute
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