[Maxima] Lapack with v 5.15.0
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 21:19:53 CDT 2008
On 6/18/08, Raymond Toy (RT/EUS) <raymond.toy at ericsson.com> wrote:
> > It strikes me that compilation of source code is properly part of the
> > installation process.
> For the core parts of maxima, I would agree. However, this is a share
> package, so it's not so clear to me.
Let's just move lapack into src and make it part of the standard build.
> Since the lapack code is compiled using mk:defsys, we can easily modify
> it to save the binaries in some temp directory.
This is problematic -- $HOME is not shared between users and /tmp
is erased automatically after a while. Is there a directory which is
shared, user-writable, and permanent?
> Or an alternative solution would be to use some function to load lapack
> so we can supply some options on whether to compile (or just load) the
> files, and where to save the compiled files.
Probably we should try to load files w/out compiling if compiling fails.
Better still to move lapack into src so we can just avoid these problems.
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