[Numpy-discussion] numpy setup.py too restrictive, prevents use of fblas with cblas
Thu Apr 17 05:09:09 CDT 2008
> I am guessing that he built the cblas interface from here:
> Note that this is same C interface provided by ATLAS, the MKL, and
> GOTO and is *not* the version simply converted from the FORTRAN using
> f2c. It calls the (hopefully accelerated) FORTRAN subroutine where
> possible after manipulating the arguments to tell the subroutine that
> the matrices are transposed if row-major.
> The correct fix needs to be more sophisticated than removing those two
> lines. We need to recognize the MKL and the GOTO BLAS and allow them,
> too. It might also be worth including the appropriate subset of the
> cblas code provided in the tarball such that we can use any
> accelerated FORTRAN BLAS without the standard cblas interface. Then
> George wouldn't have the build the cblas library himself, either.
I have filed a ticket on this.
Yes, it is the cblas interface from
Not having to build the interface would indeed make it a whole lot easier.
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