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Building NumPy and SciPy with Intel Composer 2013 and the MKL

Since Python is widely used as a high-productivity language for scientific computing, Intel has created a page showing how to build NumPy with Intel compilers and the Math Kernel Library (MKL). I would like to clarify a few items regarding building NumPy on a 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 system. Since this is a …

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Building SciPy with Intel compilers and MKL on 64bit RHEL 5

This is a follow-up to my earlier post about building NumPy with Intel compilers and the Intel MKL on CentOS 5. I will now explain how to build SciPy (which requires NumPy). First, download and unpack the SciPy source tarball. The following command can be used to build SciPy: LDFLAGS=”” FFLAGS=”-fPIC -openmp” python2.7 setup.py build …

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How to build ScipPy with Python 2.7.2 on CentOS5

EDIT: added –enable-shared to configure script for building Python, and added /home/yourname/lib to shared library path.  This is necessary for building some packages such as pycairo (which you may need to build pygtk and matplotlib). EDIT 2: you should use the –prefix=/home/yourusername instead of –user.  The prefix option places packages in the standard location: /home/yourusername/lib/python2.7/site-packages.  …

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