[Numpy-discussion] NumPy-Discussion OpenBLAS and dotblas
robert.kern at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 18:14:16 EDT 2014
On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 10:35 PM, Sturla Molden <sturla.molden at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
Not all of them, no. Just the routines that numpy itself uses. Hence, "lite".
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