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On Sunday 21 August 2005 11:41 am, Peter Bienstman wrote:
> On Sunday 21 August 2005 17:31, Darren Dale wrote:
> > If you install lapack-atlas and blas-atlas, and link scipy to the blas
> > and lapack libraries but not the atlas libraries, do you still get the
> > enhanced performance from atlas? (This isn't a rhetorical question, I'm
> > still learning.)
> Yes, that's the whole idea. The names 'lapack' and 'blas' are just symlinks
> to whatever library implements them, like the reference libraries, or
> ATLAS, or perhaps at a later stage MKL.
I think that clarifies things, but I wonder why Numeric and SciPy suggest
including atlas in the library list if it isnt necessary.
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