[Numpy-discussion] Changing the distributed binary for numpy 1.0.4 for windows ?

Albert Strasheim fullung@gmail....
Tue Dec 11 05:47:48 CST 2007


Hello

I think this idea is the way to go (maybe along with an ACML build, but my 
limited testing seemed to indicate that MKL works on AMD CPUs).

In fact, I apparently proposed it about a year ago:

https://svn.enthought.com/enthought/ticket/899

No takers so far...

Cheers,

Albert

P.S. NumPy on Windows and Linux built with MKL works like a charm for me.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christopher Barker" <Chris.Barker@noaa.gov>
To: "Discussion of Numerical Python" <numpy-discussion@scipy.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 7:28 AM
Subject: Re: [Numpy-discussion] Changing the distributed binary for numpy 
1.0.4 for windows ?


> Andrew Straw wrote:
>> A function
>> could be called at numpy import time that specifically checks for the
>> instruction set on the CPU running
>
> Even better would be a run-time selection of the "best" version. I've
> often fantasized about an ATLAS that could do this.
>
> I think the Intel MKL has this feature (though maybe only for Intel
> processors). The MKL runtime is re-distributable, but somehow I doubt
> that we could have one person buy one copy and distribute binaries to
> the entire numpy-using world --- but does anyone know?
>
> http://www.intel.com/cd/software/products/asmo-na/eng/346084.htm
>
> and
>
> http://www.intel.com/cd/software/products/asmo-na/eng/266854.htm#copies
>
> -Chris



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