[Numpy-discussion] Wiki page for building numerical stuff on Windows

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 15:18:52 EDT 2014


On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 10:49 AM, Sturla Molden <sturla.molden at gmail.com> wrote:
> Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Man, they have an awful license, making it quite useless for
>> open-source: http://www.pgroup.com/doc/LICENSE.txt
> Awful, and insanely expensive. :-(
> And if you look at ACML, you will find that the MSVC compatible version is
> built with the PG compiler. (There is an Intel ifort version too, but the
> PG version is the only one that actually works.) So if you want ACML,
> beware that it is tainted with a PG license on the runtime libraries.

The ACML license does not include those terms, unless I missed them:


I assume that AMD negotiated to release themselves from full terms of
the PG license, but if anyone knows differently, please say...



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