On Freitag 07 November 2008, you wrote:

> Hi Guys,


> I was able to get pycuda working on Mac OSX 10.5.x, however, I used gcc

> from apple and python/boost from darwin ports to do the install.


> One thing to try is setting DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH instead of

> LD_LIBRARY_PATH. This is different on mac because of their own special

> dynamic library jibberish.


> Another gotcha, if that even gets you anywhere, is that you always have

> to run python as root to get access to the device. If anyone knows how

> to get around this, I'd be very interested to know.

On Linux, there's a device called /dev/nvidiactl. Its access bits determine who gets to run stuff. Maybe OS X is similar?

Oh, and thanks everybody for the *DY*LD... comments. Added to the docs.