[Numpy-discussion] making numpy.dot faster

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Sat Oct 4 13:08:53 CDT 2008

On Sat, Oct 04, 2008 at 05:59:40PM +0200, Tiziano Zito wrote:
> Hi,

> > This seems to tell that numpy has been build without altas. Hum, maybe we
> > need to work with the Debian guys to make sure that numpy is available
> > with altas.

> we had recently a discussion regarding this issue on this mailinglist, see:
> http://groups.google.com/group/Numpy-discussion/browse_thread/thread/507e7722f99406fa/
> and on the debian bug tracker:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=489253

OK, thanks. I thought I had seen something like this go by, but I wasn't

> in debian testing and unstable numpy is now built with a patch that
> enables atlas support. I don't know the status of the ubuntu package,
> but I presume they may apply a similar patch until the numpy building
> system's checks are relaxed ina way that no patch is needed anymore.

I'll can make sure that this patch makes its way into next ubuntu.

Thanks a lot for recalling this discussion, and forgive me for not paying
enough attention. My attention span is limited because I am doing too
many things.


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