[Numpy-discussion] Changing the distributed binary for numpy 1.0.4 for windows ?

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Mon Dec 10 23:28:05 CST 2007

Andrew Straw wrote:
> A function
> could be called at numpy import time that specifically checks for the
> instruction set on the CPU running 

Even better would be a run-time selection of the "best" version. I've 
often fantasized about an ATLAS that could do this.

I think the Intel MKL has this feature (though maybe only for Intel 
processors). The MKL runtime is re-distributable, but somehow I doubt 
that we could have one person buy one copy and distribute binaries to 
the entire numpy-using world --- but does anyone know?





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