[Numpy-discussion] building numpy with atlas on ubuntu edgy

Christian K ckkart@hoc....
Tue Apr 17 01:03:34 CDT 2007

David Cournapeau wrote:
> On Ubuntu and debian, you do NOT need any site.cfg to compile numpy with 
> atlas support. Just install the package atlas3-base-dev, and you are 
> done. The reason is that when *compiling* a software which needs atlas, 
> the linker will try to find libblas.so in /usr/lib, not in 
> /usr/lib/sse2. If you install atlas3-base-dev, the package will install 
> those at the correct locations. I have updated the instructions for 
> Ubuntu (also works for debian) on the wiki a few days ago:

Indeed, installing atlas3-base-dev helps. I only had atlas3-base, atlas3-sse and
atlas3-sse2-dev installed. Sorry for the noise.


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