[Numpy-discussion] numpy setup.py too restrictive, prevents use of fblas with cblas

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Wed Apr 16 15:37:16 CDT 2008


Hi Robert

On 16/04/2008, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>  The correct fix needs to be more sophisticated than removing those two
>  lines. We need to recognize the MKL and the GOTO BLAS and allow them,
>  too. It might also be worth including the appropriate subset of the
>  cblas code provided in the tarball such that we can use any
>  accelerated FORTRAN BLAS without the standard cblas interface. Then
>  George wouldn't have the build the cblas library himself, either.

The inclusion of those cblas routines sounds like a good idea.  Could
you describe which we need, and what would be required to get this
done?

Cheers
Stéfan


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