[SciPy-user] Advantages of Intel's MKL
nwagner at iam.uni-stuttgart.de
Sat Dec 9 02:15:09 CST 2006
On Sat, 09 Dec 2006 01:12:23 -0600
Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com> wrote:
> Nils Wagner wrote:
>> Thank you for your notes. If you have installed both,
>> ATLAS and MKL, which library will be used by default ?
> It depends on how you set up your site.cfg .
> If you follow the recommendation to only use the
>[blas_opt] and [lapack_opt]
> sections explicitly, then you should get whatever you
>set in those.
> If you use only one of [mkl] and [atlas] sections, then
>you should get whichever
> one you set.
> If, for some strange reason, you put both [mkl] and
>[atlas] sections in the same
> site.cfg (not recommended!), then the MKL will get
>picked up first and ATLAS
> will be ignored.
> Robert Kern
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A final question...
Do I need Intel's C compiler to build numpy/scipy
with MKL support ?
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