[Numpy-discussion] Starting to work on runtime plugin system for plugin (automatic sse optimization, etc...)
Tue Apr 29 21:33:27 CDT 2008
Andreas Klöckner wrote:
> Argh. -1 for a hard dependency on dlopen().
There is no hard dependency on dlopen, there is a hard dependency on
runtime loading, because well, that's the point of a plugin system. It
should not be difficult to be able to disable the plugin system for
platforms who do not support it, though (and do as today), but I am not
sure it is really useful.
> At some point in my life, I might
> be forced to compile numpy on an IBM Bluegene/L, which does *not* have
> dynamic linking at all. (Btw, anybody done something like this before?)
How will you build numpy in the case of a system without dynamic linking
? The only solution is then to build numpy and link it statically to the
python interpreter. Systems without dynamic linking are common (embedded
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