[Numpy-discussion] MKL and OpenBLAS
sturla.molden at gmail.com
Fri Jan 31 02:20:22 EST 2014
On 26/01/14 13:44, Dinesh Vadhia wrote:> This conversation gets
discussed often with Numpy developers but since
> the requirement for optimized Blas is pretty common these days, how
> about distributing Numpy with OpenBlas by default? People who don't
> want optimized BLAS or OpenBLAS can then edit the site.cfg file to
> add/remove. I can never remember if Numpy comes with Atlas by default
> but either way, if using MKL is not feasible because of its licensing
> issues then Numpy has to be re-compiled with OpenBLAS (for example).
> Why not make it easier for developers to use Numpy with an in-built
> optimized Blas.
> Btw, just in case some folks from Intel are listening: how about
> releasing MKL binaries for all platforms for developers to do with it
> what they want ie. free. You know it makes sense!
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