numpy undefined symbol: PyFPE_jbuf


I am trying to use the One Million Song Dataset, for this i had to install python tables, numpy, cython, hdf5, numexpr, and so.

Yesterday i managed to install all i needed, and after having some troubles with hdf5, i downloaded the precompiled binary packages and saved them in my /bin folder, and the respective libraries in /lib , after that i tested this python script :

and it worked fine, to be clear the way i made it work was to first run the script and start installing the needed dependencies, but today i restarted my laptop and it didn’t work, now it throws me this error on the console :


returns :

import numpy as np # get it at:
from . import random
from .mtrand import *
ImportError: /home/francisco/.local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/numpy/random/ undefined symbol: PyFPE_jbuf

seems to me that there is a missing variable in such file, my guess is that the script is looking for the numpy library in the wrong place, since i made so many failed installations maybe i broke something and it only worked out because it was loaded in the temporal memory of the computer.

I tried installing Anaconda, and i created a new environment and installed the packaged with the anaconda package manager, and even thought i listed all packaged and it returns :

# packages in environment at /home/francisco/anaconda2/envs/Music:
biopython                 1.66                np110py27_0  
cython                    0.23.4                    <pip>
hdf5                                  2  
mkl                       11.3.1                        0  
numexpr                   2.5                 np110py27_0  
numpy                     1.10.4                   py27_1  
openssl                   1.0.2g                        0  
pillow                    3.1.1                     <pip>
pip                       8.1.1                    py27_0  
pytables                  3.2.2               np110py27_1  
python                    2.7.11                        0  
python-ldap               2.4.25                    <pip>
readline                  6.2                           2  
reportlab                 3.3.0                     <pip>
requirements              0.1                       <pip>
setuptools                20.3                     py27_0  
sqlite                    3.9.2                         0  
tables                    3.2.2                     <pip>
tk                        8.5.18                        0  
wheel                     0.29.0                   py27_0  
zlib                      1.2.8                         0  

i still get the same error. I really need help and don’t know what else to try. Thanks.


I had the same problem, probably you have installed numpy without Anaconda, so there is a conflict because of this, which numpy to use: that one installed with pip or with conda. When I removed non-Anaconda numpy, error gone.

pip uninstall numpy

Answered By – alperovich

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