[SciPy-User] For DavidC, relevant to Windoze in general: BLAS/LAPACK installer

David Goldsmith d.l.goldsmith@gmail....
Fri Nov 13 18:16:07 CST 2009

Hi, David.  I take it you concur w/ Sturla's rec. that try Goto first?


On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 3:21 PM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 8:06 AM, Sturla Molden <sturla@molden.no> wrote:
> >
> > By the way, it would be better if NumPy and  SciPy had a way of
> > replacing it's BLAS and LAPACK libraries. For example if they were not
> > statically linked, as today, they could be a DLL whose path would be
> > found in a config file.
> Yes, we know, but that is difficult, partly because of windows
> limitations, partly because every blas/lapack has different
> conventions (name mangling for example).
> It is not impossible, but that's quite a lot of work to make it work
> reliably.
> David
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