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

Eliot Moss
Wed Apr 26 09:20:00 GMT 2017

On 4/25/2017 1:52 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:
> 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.

Ah, good point, Brian!   E

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