[Numpy-discussion] Re: How compile Numpy on Gentoo system (finding atlas-blas and atlas-lapack)

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 08:43:10 CST 2006


Zdeněk Hurák wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> is anybody here working with Numpy on Gentoo Linux system? I have troubles
> with compiling it with ATLAS-BLAS and ATLAS-LAPACK. The trouble is perhaps
> that Gentoo has a little bit different approach to storing optimized BLAS
> and LAPACK on the system then other Linux distros. And apparently Numpy
> cannot find it. Numpy documentation says that I should specify the path to
> ATLAS in site.cfg in numpy/distutils, but I cannot find one.

Nadav gave you a sample site.cfg. The place to put it would be next to NumPy's
setup.py script.

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