[Maxima] Lapack in maxima 5.12.0?

sen1 at math.msu.edu sen1 at math.msu.edu
Sat May 5 21:31:28 CDT 2007


Here is what happens, even after doing this as root.

(%i1) build_info();

Maxima version: 5.12.0
Maxima build date: 19:54 5/3/2007
host type: i686-pc-linux-gnu
lisp-implementation-type: GNU Common Lisp (GCL)
lisp-implementation-version: GCL 2.6.7

(%o1)
(%i2) load(lapack);

Maxima version: 5.12.0
Maxima build date: 19:54 5/3/2007
host type: i686-pc-linux-gnu
lisp-implementation-type: GNU Common Lisp (GCL)
lisp-implementation-version: GCL 2.6.7


stdin:16:Incorrect syntax: : is not a prefix operator
\n:l
   ^


On Sat, 5 May 2007, Viktor T. Toth wrote:

> On UNIX systems, I think you need to run Maxima as root once and do a
> load(lapack), to let it do its compiling and deposit binary files in the
> share directory (not normally writeable by non-root users.) After that, you
> should be able to load(lapack) as a non-privileged user.
>
>
> Viktor
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: maxima-bounces at math.utexas.edu [mailto:maxima-bounces at math.utexas.edu]
> On Behalf Of Alasdair McAndrew
> Sent: Saturday, May 05, 2007 10:07 PM
> To: maxima list
> Subject: [Maxima] Lapack in maxima 5.12.0?
>
> Well, I've finally upgraded my old 5.10.0 the the newest release - all very
> nice; well done to all!  And I'm very pleased to see Lapack in this release.
> But, here's what happens if I try to load it:
>
> (%i1) load(lapack);
> 0 errors, 0 warnings
> 0 errors, 0 warnings
> 0 errors, 0 warnings
> 0 errors, 0 warnings
> 0 errors, 0 warnings
> Load failed for /usr/share/maxima/5.12.0/share/lapack/load-lapack.lisp
> -- an error.  To debug this try debugmode(true);
>
> What is going on here?  How do I load lapack, and are there any maxima
> commands for calling lapack routines?  There doesn't seem to be any help
> available.
>
> Thanks,
> Alasdair
>
>
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