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

Andrew Straw strawman@astraw....
Tue Apr 17 10:23:48 CDT 2007

Christian K wrote:
> 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.
Hmm, atlas3-sse2-dev doesn't depend on atlas3-base-dev? That sounds like 
a bug...

Off to investigate and possibly file a bug report with Debian or Ubuntu,

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