[Numpy-discussion] NumPy-Discussion OpenBLAS and dotblas
sturla.molden at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 17:35:56 EDT 2014
Ralf Gommers <ralf.gommers at gmail.com> wrote:
> No. Numpy uses those libs when they're detected, but it falls back on its
> own dot implementation if they're not found. From first bullet under
> and LAPACK libraries (optional but strongly recommended for NumPy, required
> for SciPy)".
> BLAS/LAPACK are heavy dependencies that often give problems, which is why
> you don't want to require them for the casual user that only needs numpy
> arrays to make some plots for examples.
Maybe we are not talking about the same thing, but isn't blas_lite.c and
lapack_lite.c more or less f2c'd versions of reference BLAS and reference
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