[Numpy-discussion] Default builds of OpenBLAS development branch are now fork safe

Sturla Molden sturla.molden at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 19:07:42 EDT 2014

Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com> wrote:

> Put another way - does anyone know what bugs in gotoBLAS2 do arise for
> Windows / Intel builds?


There are some bug fixes for x86_64 here.

GotoBLAS (and GotoBLAS2) were the de facto BLAS on many HPC systems, and
are well proven. But there is no software without bugs. 

I don't think there is a reason to prefer GotoBLAS2 to OpenBLAS. But you
could of course just cherry-pick all bugfixes for x86 and amd64 and leave
out the rest of the changes. Differences between OpenBLAS and GotoBLAS2 for
MIPS does not really matter for Windows...


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