[SciPy-user] Checking vecLib usage for SciPy (OS X)

David M. Cooke cookedm at physics.mcmaster.ca
Wed Dec 7 19:56:31 CST 2005

On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 04:07:30PM -0800, Joshua L. Adelman wrote:
> I was wondering if there was a simple way to tell if an installation  
> of SciPy on OS X properly used the optimized vecLib libraries for  
> ATLAS BLAS and LAPACK or if it was linked against the default  
> libraries (that would not result in optimal performance).
> Thanks in advance for any help that you can provide.

You could use otool -L against the .so files to see what frameworks
they're linked with.

On my Mac, they are being linked properly (to the Accelerate framework,
which contains the vecLib libraries).

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