[Numpy-discussion] building numpy with atlas on ubuntu edgy

Peter C. Norton spaceynumpy-discussion@lenin....
Wed Apr 18 16:36:52 CDT 2007


I'm having great difficulty building numpy on solaris with the sun
compilers and libsunperf. I may try this on ubuntu x86_64 to see if
the setup is less painful.

Thanks for the idea,

-Peter

On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 11:04:26PM +0200, Christian Marquardt wrote:
> Sun has recently released their compilers under an opensource license for
> Linux as well (Sun Studio Express or something), including their perflib -
> which includes Blas and Lapack. Has somebody tried how that combination
> performs, compared to Intel MKL or Atlas? I think they are free even for
> commercial use.
> 
> Just a thought...
> 
>   Christian.
> 
> 
> On Wed, April 18, 2007 22:27, rex wrote:
> > Andrew Straw <strawman@astraw.com> [2007-04-18 13:22]:
> >> rex wrote:
> >> > If your use is entirely non-commercial you can use Intel's MKL with
> >> > built-in optimized BLAS and LAPACK and avoid the need for ATLAS.
> >> >
> >> Just to clarify, my understanding is that if you buy a developer's
> >> license, you can also use it for commercial use, including distributing
> >> binaries. (Otherwise it would seem kind of silly for Intel to invest so
> >> much in their performance libraries and compilers.)
> >
> > Yes, I should have included that. icc and MKL licenses for commercial
> > use are $399 each.
> >
> > -rex
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