Installation

Although xtensor-blas is a header-only library, we provide standardized means to install it, with package managers or with cmake.

Besides the xtendor headers, all these methods place the cmake project configuration file in the right location so that third-party projects can use cmake’s find_package to locate xtensor headers.

See also

Read the Performance and Linking chapter on how to link against BLAS and improve performance

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Using the conda package

A package for xtensor-blas is available on the conda package manager.

conda install -c conda-forge xtensor-blas
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From source with cmake

You can install xtensor-blas from source with cmake. Note that you need to have a BLAS installation available (e.g. OpenBLAS, MKL …). On Unix platforms, from the source directory:

mkdir build
cd build
cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/path/to/prefix ..
make install

On Windows platforms, from the source directory:

mkdir build
cd build
cmake -G "NMake Makefiles" -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/path/to/prefix ..
nmake
nmake install