[SciPy-dev] [SciPy-user] Call for testing
nwagner at iam.uni-stuttgart.de
Sun Aug 13 05:28:15 CDT 2006
Nils Wagner wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Aug 2006 18:02:04 -0700
> Stephen Walton <stephen.walton at csun.edu> wrote:
>> Steve Lianoglou wrote:
>>>> Thank you all for running the test !
>>>> Finally I have disabled ATLAS by
>>>> export ATLAS=None
>>>> Good news is that I get the correct result.
>>>> So I guess it's definitely an ATLAS issue.
>> Yes, but I think the real difficulty is ATLAS 3.6.0 vs.
>> 3.7.11. I would
>> like to see some kind of official statement, I suppose,
>> about which
>> version of ATLAS scipy builds best with. 3.6.0 is
>> stable but very old;
>> Clint Whaley is recommending use of the 3.7 series. The
>> good news is
>> that he has a grant to help pay him for the time it will
>> take to get a
>> new stable release out. Nils, it might be worth trying
>> ATLAS 3.7.13,
>> which has a completely new (and much improved)
>> configuration, but READ
>> THE DOCS first. Building 3.7.13 is very different from
>> building any
>> previous versions.
>> Frankly, I need stability more than the last iota of
>> speed right now, so
>> I'm using the Fedora Extras 3.6.0 ATLAS binaries with
>> Scipy, which gives
>> adequate performance and scipy.test(1) finishes with no
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> I have used 3.7.11 and the problem is still open.
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The different results disappeared misteriously !
Something must happened to numpy/scipy
Note that ATLAS has been retained unchanged !!!
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