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From: Darren Dale <dd55@×××××××.edu>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-science] lapack transition
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 15:54:30
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-science] lapack transition by Peter Bienstman
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 -- gentoo-science@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-science] lapack transition Peter Bienstman <pbienst@g.o>