[Maxima] why is load(lapack)$ so verbose?

Leo Butler l.butler at ed.ac.uk
Thu Jun 19 13:06:23 CDT 2008




On Wed, 18 Jun 2008, Raymond Toy (RT/EUS) wrote:

< Leo Butler wrote:
< > I have found that in v 5.15.0, when lapack is loaded, maxima reports on
< > every file loaded (output below). Is there a way to suppress this?
< 
< It's probably compiling lapack.  I guess we can suppress this, but for Lisp's
< with somewhat slow compilers like cmucl, it's kind of nice to see that it's
< doing something.  It takes about 15 minutes to compile on a 1.5 GHz machine.
< 15 minutes without any output would probably cause people to think maxima's
< hung, and kill it.


No, it is not compiling lapack, and it takes only 9 seconds to load all the 
files. Leo Butler.

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