[Numpy-discussion] building numpy with atlas on ubuntu edgy
Wed Apr 18 13:57:23 CDT 2007
Charles R Harris wrote:
> I don't know which is best, although I suspect the statically linked
> version will be larger. It might seem that just pulling in the gemm
> routines wouldn't add much, but they pull in lots of supporting
> routines. To get numpy to link statically you will also probably need to
> have a directory that contains only the *.a versions because the linker
> will default to the *.so if they are present; i don't think there is a
> way to specify the -static flag to the gcc compiler. Maybe someone else
> knows how to do that.
Not really. Since you are *making* a shared library, the flags are already set
to *look up* shared libraries. I do not believe they are overridable, much to my
> For ATLAS, I believe the latest versions are also
> recommended because the stable version is so old.
And definitely if you have a Core 2 Duo. The optimizations for that processor
have only been incorporated in recent versions.
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that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
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