Numpy 1.12.1 setup issue (targetting Python 3.6.1) from Cygwin 2.8.0

Brian Inglis
Wed Apr 26 08:19:00 GMT 2017

On 2017-04-25 11:17, Eliot Moss wrote:
> On 4/25/2017 12:34 PM, Erik Bray wrote:
>> I've just started having this problem too. There appears to be a 
>> bug in the latest version of the liblapack0 package, because the 
>> import lib liblapack.dll.a lists the lapack DLL name as 
>> "cyglapack.dll", when it should be "cyglapack-0.dll".
>> Copying /lib/lapack/cyglapack-0.dll to /lib/lapack/cyglapack.dll
>> works as a workaround...
> I suspect that adding a symlink from cyglapack.dll to
> cyglapack-0.dll would also work, if one prefers that solution.

ISTR a discussion around rebase recently where symlinks do not 
work because Windows kernel loads the DLLs.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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