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From: Darren Dale <dd55@...>
Subject: Re: lapack transition
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 11:53:08 -0400
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.

Darren
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