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Fu_J_Intel
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MKL's dependency on gcc and glibc

HI,

what is MKL's dependency on gcc and glibc?

thanks,

Jeffrey

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Gennady_F_Intel
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you may have a look at the mkl's system requirements - Supported C/C++ compilers for Linux : https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-math-kernel-library-intel-mkl-2017-system-requiremen...

 

Fu_J_Intel
Employee
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Hi Gennady,

redhat EL6 is in the list of supported OS.  Does it mean centos 6.5 should also work with MKL?  My main concern is if gcc 4.4.7 works with MKL?

 

- Jeffrey

 

TimP
Black Belt
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Yes, CentOS 6 "should work," but likely hasn't been tested as fully as Red Hat.  It may require you to accept unsupported OS during installation.

Fu_J_Intel
Employee
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Hi Tim and Genenady,

thanks for comments.

to be clear, my main concern is "what is the requirement of gcc for mkl-dnn?".    I heard mkl-dnn requires at least gcc 4.8.x.  Is that true?

thanks,

Jeffrey

TimP
Black Belt
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I see that gcc 4.9 is suggested if you don't use an Intel compiler. It's certainly possible to install a newer gcc in addition to your system compiler.
Fu_J_Intel
Employee
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where is gcc 4.9 mentioned?

in (https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-math-kernel-library-intel-mkl-2017-syste-requirement...),  I do not see any requirement of gcc.

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