[Numpy-discussion] Changing the distributed binary for numpy 1.0.4 for windows ?
Tue Dec 11 05:47:48 CST 2007
I think this idea is the way to go (maybe along with an ACML build, but my
limited testing seemed to indicate that MKL works on AMD CPUs).
In fact, I apparently proposed it about a year ago:
No takers so far...
P.S. NumPy on Windows and Linux built with MKL works like a charm for me.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Barker" <Chris.Barker@noaa.gov>
To: "Discussion of Numerical Python" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 7:28 AM
Subject: Re: [Numpy-discussion] Changing the distributed binary for numpy
1.0.4 for windows ?
> 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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