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Re: ufsparse -> suitesparse

On Friday, 17 August 2007 at 18:35, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2007 at 05:48:57PM +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > > > freefem++ is one other thing depending on ufsparse, but it's not in CVS
> > > > yet, awaiting arpack to pass review (Axel, are you alive there?).
> > > 
> > > Sure, I'm waiting for the lapack <-> atlas issue to be resolved.
> > 
> > Why haven't you filed a bug? You can't expect the problem to resolve by
> > itself.
> Well, I think I saw that this was your package and since we were
> discussing this in the review I thought you were aware of it. I'm also
> not sure whether this is really an issue, it was reported as such by a
> reviewer (yum picking the smallest name for fulfilling a dependency or
> something along the lines which makes atlas win over lapack).

To make things clear, because you seem a bit confused: arpack is your package
and I am the reviewer.

> At any rate the claim was that atlas(-devel?) provides equivalent
> files like lapack but is still not working as a replacement. I haven't
> checked whether this claim is true, this is something for lapack/atlas
> experts to digest :)

It was. I only tested it as much as to confirm that
yum install atlas ; rpm -e lapack blas
doesn't prevent apps linked against these from running.


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