[Numpy-discussion] Dropping support for, Accelerate/veclib?
Chris Barker - NOAA Federal
Tue Jun 11 14:44:27 CDT 2013
On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 10:22 AM, Nils Becker <email@example.com> wrote:
> fwiw, homebrew is not macports. it's a more recent replacement that
> seems to be taking over gradually.
And then there is (or was) fink----
Anyway, it would be really nice if numpy could work well out-of-the
box with the pyton.org python (and or the Apple-supplied one) without
any need fro macports, homebrew, etc. It's actually pretty cool that
Apple provides veclib, and and I liked that it got used by default
with a simple "setup.py build".
It would be nice to keep it that way.
If a user (or distributor of binaries) wants to build the whole scipy
stack, they'll need to figure out all this *&^%& anyway, changing a
config in numpy to build differently would be the easiest part.
And yes, there really are folks that use numpy a lot without scipy.
Christopher Barker, Ph.D.
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