[Numpy-discussion] The BLAS problem (was: Re: Wiki page for building numerical stuff on Windows)
cmkleffner at gmail.com
Mon May 12 08:54:54 EDT 2014
Neither the numpy ATLAS build nor the MKL build on Windows makes use of
shared libs. The latter due due licence restriction.
2014-05-12 14:23 GMT+02:00 Matthieu Brucher <matthieu.brucher at gmail.com>:
> Yes, they seem to be focused on HPC clusters with sometimes old rules
> (as no shared library).
> Also, they don't use a potable Makefile generator, not even autoconf,
> this may also play a role in Windows support.
> 2014-05-12 12:52 GMT+01:00 Olivier Grisel <olivier.grisel at ensta.org>:
> > BLIS looks interesting. Besides threading and runtime configuration,
> > adding support for building it as a shared library would also be
> > required to be usable by python packages that have several extension
> > modules that link against a BLAS implementation.
> > """
> > Can I build BLIS as a shared library?
> > The BLIS build system is not yet capable of outputting a shared
> > library. Building and using shared libraries requires careful
> > attention to various linkage and runtime details that, quite frankly,
> > the BLIS developers would rather avoid if possible. If this feature is
> > important to you, please speak up on the blis-devel mailing list.
> > """
> > Also Windows support is still considered experimental according to the
> same FAQ.
> > --
> > Olivier
> > _______________________________________________
> > NumPy-Discussion mailing list
> > NumPy-Discussion at scipy.org
> > http://mail.scipy.org/mailman/listinfo/numpy-discussion
> Information System Engineer, Ph.D.
> Blog: http://matt.eifelle.com
> LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/matthieubrucher
> Music band: http://liliejay.com/
> NumPy-Discussion mailing list
> NumPy-Discussion at scipy.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the NumPy-Discussion