[Numpy-discussion] how to run the tests.

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Apr 5 15:12:42 CDT 2007

Christopher Barker wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>> Yup. I haven't yet been able to build a Universal ATLAS library that works, so
>> we're stuck with Accelerate.
> Is that a bad thing? It seems like Apple is in the position to do it 
> right, and have a differently tuned version for each of their hardware. 
> If only MS would supply BLAS/LAPACK.
> And aren't they using atlas anyway?

They are, but an older one. There have been significant improvements to the Core
Duo 2 code in ATLAS releases, but no updates to Accelerate.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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