[Distutils] Handling the binary dependency management problem

Oscar Benjamin oscar.j.benjamin at gmail.com
Fri Dec 6 14:48:15 CET 2013

On 6 December 2013 13:06, David Cournapeau <cournape at gmail.com> wrote:
> As Ralf, I think it is overkill. The problem of SSE vs non SSE is because of
> one library, ATLAS, which as IMO the design flaw of being arch specific. I
> always hoped we could get away from this when I built those special
> installers for numpy :)
> MKL does not have this issue, and now that openblas (under a BSD license)
> can be used as well, we can alleviate this for deployment. Building a
> deployment story for this is not justified.

Oh, okay that's great. How hard would it be to get openblas numpy
wheels up and running? Would they be compatible with the existing
scipy etc. binaries?


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