[Numpy-discussion] Use OpenBLAS for the binary releases?

Nathaniel Smith njs@pobox....
Wed Nov 21 08:55:18 CST 2012


On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 2:52 PM, Sturla Molden <sturla@molden.no> wrote:
> But if this issue is in the GCD, it will probably affect other
> applications that uses the GCD and fork without exec as well. Unless you
> are certain the GCD is not used, a fork would never be safe without an exec.

I think the point is that it's easy for programmers to decide to avoid
GCD if they want to use multiprocessing. But it's not so easy for them
to decide to avoid BLAS.

-n


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