[Numpy-discussion] performance matrix multiplication vs. matlab

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Sun Jun 7 21:53:32 CDT 2009


Gabriel Beckers wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-06-07 at 18:37 +0900, David Cournapeau wrote:
>   
>> That's why compiling atlas by yourself is hard, and I generally advise
>> against it: there is nothing intrinsically hard about it, but you need
>> to know a lot of small details and platform oddities to get it right
>> every time. That's just a waste of time in most cases IMHO, unless all
>> you do with numpy is inverting big matrices,
>>     
>
> I have been trying intel mkl and icc compiler instead, with no luck. I
> run into the same problem during setup as reported here:
>
> http://www.mail-archive.com/numpy-discussion@scipy.org/msg16595.html
>   

See #1131 on numpy tracker - it has nothing to do with icc/mkl per-se.

cheers,

David


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