[Slackbuilds-users] scipy / lapack inconsistency ?

Benjamin Trigona-Harany slackbuilds at jaxartes.net
Sat Mar 7 16:13:40 UTC 2015

On March 7, 2015 10:02:45 AM Jim Diamond wrote:
> Hi all,
> Slackware 64 14.1.
> In python I tried
>         import scipy.io.wavfile
> for which I was rewarded with many lines of complaints, ending with
>         ImportError: liblapack.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such
> file or directory
> I do have lapack (and blas) installed, but there is only
> /usr/lib64/liblapack.so, no /usr/lib64/liblapack.so.3.  When I
> installed these things in Slack64 14.0 I got the .so.3 (and .so.3.4.1)
> files (links), but not with 14.1.
> I see there is no /var/log/scripts/ file on any of my systems for
> lapack 3.5.0.  And I see the slackbuild has changed to not do the
> linking.

Try rebuilding scipy. You probably upgraded lapack after having built scipy 
against an older version. scipy and lapack work together on my system.


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