[Numpy-discussion] SSEPlus + Framewave

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Tue Aug 12 17:01:03 CDT 2008


2008/8/12 David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 8:44 AM, Matthieu Brucher
> <matthieu.brucher@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi David,
>>
>> I recall you propsoed a plugin framework for numpy. Where are you on
>> that matter ? Still waiting for numscons ?
>
> The problem is not so much the build part, but the clear separation I
> was talking about. My experience with ATLAS convinced me the only way
> to make sse work reliably is to detect the CPU arch at runtime;
> compiling binaries incompatible on different arch is just not scalable
> and confuse users.
>
> Technically, to make this work, you need a clear different in the
> codebase between the code which calls the C functions changed at
> runtime, and the ones which are called by python. Hopefully, I will
> have more to say within the end of the week

I'm looking forward to hearing from you ;)

Matthieu
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