[Numpy-discussion] Intel MKL on Core2 system
Wed Mar 11 13:34:00 CDT 2009
A Wednesday 11 March 2009, Ryan May escrigué:
> I noticed the following in numpy/distutils/system_info.py while
> trying to get numpy to build against MKL:
> if cpu.is_Itanium():
> plt = '64'
> #l = 'mkl_ipf'
> elif cpu.is_Xeon():
> plt = 'em64t'
> #l = 'mkl_em64t'
> plt = '32'
> #l = 'mkl_ia32'
> So in the autodetection for MKL, the only way to get plt (platform)
> set to 'em64t' is to test true for a Xeon. This function returns
> false on my Core2 Duo system, even though the platform is very much
> 'em64t'. I think that check should instead read:
> elif cpu.is_Xeon() or cpu.is_Core2():
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