[pymvpa] liblapack.so image not found, OS X

Yaroslav Halchenko debian at onerussian.com
Fri Apr 27 20:16:29 UTC 2012

oops -- I have managed to push some other changes which were not yet
intended for general consumption... but I think they should be ok and
should not have negative effects on your existing scripts.  Please
report otherwise

On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:

> > Unfortunately reinstalling from source did not solve the problem.

> eh heh -- sorry about that again ;)

> I am still not sure why it gets to that import at all (full back trace
> would have helped) since it should happen only if you explicitly request
> svd='dgesvd' for Procrustean.  It was introduced to complement the SVD
> implementation numpy uses dgesdd (from its own stripped down copy of
> lapack) .  iirc correctly our very own ;) Hyperalignment guru,
> Swaroop, correctly dgesvd is the SVD implementation used by Matlab and
> he found that in some cases it is more robust than dgesdd. That is why
> he added it as an option.  But by default numpy's svd should be used and
> should not lead to the crash.

> Speed-wise -- I do not have information if any of those strictly a winner...
> would be interesting to know I guess (especially if compared against custom
> build of atlas).

> Anyways -- I have pushed 1 more patch conditioning that cdll.LoadLibrary on
> presence of the library (below).  Could you please test with this one and if it
> still fails -- please provide a complete traceback.

> P.S. As always I strongly encourage people on non-Debian systems to give a
> shout to NeuroDebian VM http://neuro.debian.net/vm.html if they want seamless
> installation/maintenance of PyMVPA and thousands of other  tools

> Cheers!

> commit d55ff7ed5e841d0e47c5e728948180b48ee907a8
> Author: Yaroslav Halchenko <debian at onerussian.com>
> Date:   Fri Apr 27 16:03:31 2012 -0400

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