[Slackbuilds-users] Script for SciPy?
rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sat Nov 24 22:46:02 UTC 2007
On Sat, 24 Nov 2007, Audrius Kaukauskas wrote:
> Well, it's not so simple as it seems. You need ATLAS to build SciPy, and
> when building ATLAS you have to build a complete LAPACK library as told in
> SciPy FAQ:
ATLAS, LAPACK, and BLAS are already installed. And g77 is standard with
> Not to mention that ATLAS and LAPACK require Fortran compiler. All I
> can say, that it's a real PITA.
Nah. Takes a bit of time, but it's very straight-forward.
> Besides, matplotlib doesn't require SciPy, only NumPy. If you're not
> going to do some serious math, I think you'll be fine without SciPy.
I use a couple of SciPy functions (e.g,. eig()) but not for plotting.
So, if I understand you correctly, I should just ./configure; make; make
install the latest scipy to upgrade the installed version and not bother
with a Slackbuild script. Works for me.
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