[Numpy-discussion] LAPACK/BLAS for Fedora core 4 i386 ?

Darren Dale dd55 at cornell.edu
Wed Jul 20 11:59:20 EDT 2005

Hi Chris,

On Wednesday 20 July 2005 02:46 pm, Chris Barker wrote:
> Hi all,
> Can anyone recommend the best way to get a native LAPACK installed on
> Fedora core 4?
> I'm quite surprised that I can't find an atlas rpm with yum.
> While I'm at it, when I was using Gentoo, it came with a nice atlas
> blas/lapack. Unfortunately, the atlas lapack does not include all of
> lapack. It has everything Numeric/numarray needs, but not some stuff i
> need for another project (Banded Matrix solvers). Does anyone have a
> suggestion for how to add the addional lapack stuff I need, while still
> using atlas stuff where possible?

I can't comment on the Fedora question. With Gentoo, you should not use the 
"atlas" package, because it comes with an incomplete LAPACK, as you pointed 

Instead, Gentoo-ers should use the "blas-atlas" and "lapack-atlas" packages.



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