[SciPy-dev] Intel MKL without Intel Fortran??!!

Norbert Nemec Norbert.Nemec.list at gmx.de
Thu Jan 5 15:48:02 CST 2006


Pearu Peterson wrote:

>On Thu, 5 Jan 2006, Norbert Nemec wrote:
>
>  
>
>>Hi there,
>>
>>on my system, I have the Intel Fortran compiler installed along with
>>Intel MKL, as well as the g77 and gfortran 4.0 and Atlas.
>>
>>The default configuration in this setup seems to be somewhat strange:
>>the gnu compiler is preferred over the intel compiler, but still, the
>>intel MKL is preferred over atlas. This means, that the intel MKL is
>>linked in with GNU compiled libraries. If I'm not mistaken, such a setup
>>is doomed to fail, because the intel MKL only works with Intel compiled
>>programs and libraries. (Correct me if I'm wrong.)
>>    
>>
>
>In my debian box with g77-3.4.5 and gcc-4.0.3 I can use MKL-8.0.1 without 
>intel fortran compiler.
>
OK, then obviously, that was not the problem.

> Anyway, I also find choosing MKL by default not 
>the best solution. To disable MKL, define
>
>   export MKL=None
>
>before building scipy.
>  
>
Thanks, that would actually be the easiest solution in my case.

>>What I see is:
>>
>> Found 0 tests for __main__
>>..................................................................................MKL
>>FATAL ERROR: /usr/local/lib/libmkl_def.so: undefined symbol:
>>__kmpc_global_thread_num
>>-------------------------------------------
>>    
>>
>
>What MKL version are you using?
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>
Something rather ancient: 6.1 - I guess I'll just throw it out. I
haven't been using it in a long time anyway.





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