I built the LightGBM binaries from https://github.com/microsoft/LightGBM. The build was successful, but the python API did not work for me. I am using the light gbm binary directly to run for time being.
I tested the binaries on LightGBM/examples/regression. The train and predict work fine using
lightgbm config=train.conf lightgbm config=predict.conf
The outputs are
The problem I am facing is I cannot make out which in the input file
regression.train is the target variable.
Also, I am looking for some documentation that explains how to run LightGBM without python API.
Thanks for the help.