[SciPy-dev] scipy and ATLAS (in)dependency

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Sat Oct 9 19:47:57 CDT 2004

Pearu Peterson wrote:


> It's not even an issue for Mac as Scipy uses its vecLib framework.

vecLib, which *is* ATLAS under the covers, unfortunately does not 
contain the row-major versions of functions. I still always link against 
a full ATLAS library, but vecLib makes a nice backup for those that 
don't want to spend a day compiling ATLAS.

Robert Kern
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