[Numpy-discussion] Installing numpy-mkl binary on top of Python(x, y)

Christoph Gohlke cgohlke@uci....
Sun Jan 27 13:54:44 CST 2013

On 1/27/2013 11:40 AM, olli.wallin@elisanet.fi wrote:
> Hi,
> if I want to have a painless Python installation build against Intel MKL on Windows, one obvious choice is to just buy the EPD package. However,
> as I already do have a C++ licence of the MKL library I was wondering if I could just install the Python(x,y) -distribution and then take one of the NumPy-MKL binaries provided
> by Christoph Gohlke. Is it simple as that? Any downsides, will SciPy work as well? On the plus side, I would get Spyder2 without hassle and it looks nice to a former Matlab user.
> I apologize for such a simple question, I would have tried it myself but this is for my work where only IT support has the admin rights and I have mac at home. I want it to be as
> clearcut for them as possible so I get things up and running. I did try to search the internet and the list but did not find a conclusive answer.
> Many thanks in advance for any help.
> All the best,
> Olli

Try WinPython <http://code.google.com/p/winpython/>. It repackages 
numpy-MKL and other packages from 
<http://www.lfd.uci.edu/~gohlke/pythonlibs/>, contains Spyder and all 
dependencies, is available as 64 bit, and does not require admin rights 
to install.


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