standard variants for py26-numpy

Scott Webster sewebster at
Mon Feb 14 13:53:58 PST 2011

Does this mean I don't really need atlas to use gimp either?

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 1:49 PM, Olaf Foellinger <olaf at> wrote:
> Hi,
> * Bryan Blackburn <blb at> [14.02.11 21:42]wrote:
>> Use -atlas to disable that variant, which also has the effect of disabling
>> the need for a new gcc as well:
>> $ sudo port install py26-numpy -atlas
> that's clear. I've never installed it manually but using
> $ port install gnucash
> I haven't noticed that py26-numpy has installed atlas and gcc44 but
> recently I've tried to upgrade gnucash. Then I've noticed that atlas
> takes hours and hours to install. I think for the average gnucash user
> (and maybe for other ports that depends on py26-numpy) atlas is a heavy
> and not necessary dependency. atlas should be installed by users who
> explicitly select it.
> Gruß Olaf
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