[Numpy-discussion] Proposed fix for MKL and dynamic loading

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 07:17:58 EST 2010

> try:
>    import sys
>    import ctypes
>    _old_rtld = sys.getdlopenflags()
>    sys.setdlopenflags(_old_rtld|ctypes.RTLD_GLOBAL)
>    from numpy.linalg import lapack_lite
> finally:
>    sys.setdlopenflags(_old_rtld)
>    del sys; del ctypes; del _old_rtld

This also applies to scipy code that relies on BLAS as well. Lisandra
Dalcin gave me a tip that is close to this one some months ago
The best official solution is to statically link against the MKL with

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