[Numpy-discussion] performance matrix multiplication vs. matlab

David Cournapeau david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Sun Jun 7 22:53:32 EDT 2009

Gabriel Beckers wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-06-07 at 18:37 +0900, David Cournapeau wrote:
>> That's why compiling atlas by yourself is hard, and I generally advise
>> against it: there is nothing intrinsically hard about it, but you need
>> to know a lot of small details and platform oddities to get it right
>> every time. That's just a waste of time in most cases IMHO, unless all
>> you do with numpy is inverting big matrices,
> I have been trying intel mkl and icc compiler instead, with no luck. I
> run into the same problem during setup as reported here:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/numpy-discussion@scipy.org/msg16595.html

See #1131 on numpy tracker - it has nothing to do with icc/mkl per-se.



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