[SciPy-Dev] default scipy fft performance

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Fri Dec 21 10:54:45 CST 2012

Den 21. des. 2012 kl. 17:29 skrev Nathaniel Smith <njs@pobox.com>:

> This is not true at all. The GPL on Linux does not impose any
> requirements at all on software that runs on Linux, mostly because
> they have an explicit exception on top of the GPL saying this. Using
> FFTW means that if you distribute your software, you almost certainly
> have to do it under the GPL or similar. This may or may not be a
> problem (you might not distribute, you might be fine with the GPL,
> etc.), but people should at least understand how licenses work.

If you distribute commercial software, you can get a commercial FFTW license. 

(MATLAB is one example. At least it used to include a non-GPL FFTW, it might use MKL now.)


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