[Numpy-discussion] Scipy build can't find BLAS when using numpy master? (Was: Should arr.diagonal() return a copy or a view? (1.7 compatibility issue))

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Wed May 16 11:24:51 EDT 2012

On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 4:21 PM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:

> I built some pristine python 2.7 installs from scratch (no virtualenv,
> no distro tweaks, etc.). Then I installed some version of numpy in
> each, then tried building scipy. With numpy 1.6.1 (built from git),
> everything seems fine - it finds atlas in /usr/lib64/atlas.
> With current numpy master (3bbbbd416a0a), numpy itself builds fine,
> but scipy's setup.py can't find atlas (even though it's looking in the
> right places). Log attached.

The log says it's looking in /usr/lib64/atlas-base/, not /usr/lib64/atlas/.

Robert Kern

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