Linking Quick Start

Intel® Math Kernel Library (Intel® MKL) provides several options for quick linking of your application, which depend on the way you link:

Using the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition compiler

see Using the -mkl Compiler Option.

Explicit dynamic linking

see Using the Single Dynamic Library for how to simplify your link line.

Explicitly listing libraries on your link line

see Selecting Libraries to Link with for a summary of the libraries.

Using pkg-config tool to get compilation and link lines

see Using pkg-config metadata files for a summary on how to use Intel MKL pkg-config metadata files.

Using an interactive interface

see Using the Link-line Advisor to determine libraries and options to specify on your link or compilation line.

Using an internally provided tool

see Using the Command-line Link Tool to determine libraries, options, and environment variables or even compile and build your application.

For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.
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