[Numpy-discussion] building NumPy with Intel CC & MKL (solved!)

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Wed Jan 24 18:40:34 CST 2007


rex wrote:

> I've added these lines to .bashrc:
> source /opt/intel/cc/9.1.042/bin/iccvars.sh
> export PYTHONPATH=/usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages:/usr/lib/python2.5
> export INCLUDE=/opt/intel/mkl/8.1/include:$INCLUDE
> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib:/opt/intel/mkl/8.1/lib/32:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> 
> I don't understand why the 'site-packages' must be included, but without
> it, numpy is loaded from /usr/lib/python/site-packages. Why does in look
> in the subdirectories in one case, but not in the other? Oh, well it works.

Because SuSE did not configure their Python installation to look in
/usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages/.

-- 
Robert Kern

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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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