[Numpy-discussion] BLAS not found in numpy 1.0b4

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris at gmail.com
Thu Aug 31 11:51:01 CDT 2006

On 8/31/06, Christopher Barker <Chris.Barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> Jonathan Taylor wrote:
> > When trying to install 1.0b4 I had trouble getting it to detect my
> > installed atlas.  This was because the shipped site.cfg had;
> >
> > [atlas]
> > library_dirs = /usr/lib/atlas/3dnow/
> > atlas_libs = lapack, blas
> >
> > but I had to change 3dnow to sse2 due to my current state of
> > pentiumness.  In any case it should probabally look in all the
> > possible locations instead of just AMD's location.
> "All possible locations" is pretty much impossible. There really isn't
> any choice but for individuals to customize site.cfg for their setup.
> that's why it's called "site".cfg.
> I would like to see a pretty good collection of examples, most of them
> commented out, in there, however. i.e.:

I need this on fc5 x86_64

library_dirs = /usr/lib64/atlas
atlas_libs = lapack, blas, cblas, atlas

I think this should be automatic. Apart from debian, the /usr/lib64
directory is pretty much standard for 64bit linux distros.

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