[DFTB-Plus-User] DFTB-Plus-User Digest, Vol 8, Issue 1

Bálint Aradi balint.aradi at bccms.uni-bremen.de
Fri Aug 22 17:53:10 CEST 2008

Dear Yao Donglai,

> Dear Marcel,
> 	Thanks a lot for your useful help.
> 	I download the numpy-1.1.1.tar.tar from SourceForge.  But I failed to install it.
> 	Error msg is attached.
> 	Any suggestion would be appreciated.

  The error occurs because you try to build a shared library for 64 bit
which only works if files are compiled with the -fPIC switch.

 Additionally, please note, that you need the python module "Numeric"
instead of "numpy", latter being a sort of successor of the former, but
not 100% compatible. I did not tested the scripts with numpy yet.

  The easiest way to get the modules would be to install the appropriate
precompiled packages for your system. (For Debian, the package is called

  Best regards,


Dr. Bálint Aradi
Bremen Center for Computational Materials Science, University of Bremen

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