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Re: Can Atlas be dangerous in octave?

From: Steven G. Johnson
Subject: Re: Can Atlas be dangerous in octave?
Date: Mon, 7 May 2001 18:59:35 -0400 (EDT)

> Just recently I saw the following in the atlas errata file:
> Row-major LU solve is incorrect :The LU solve is incorrect for Order =
> CblasRowMajor. This means that when called with CblasRowMajor, both
> clapack_?getrs and clapack_?gesv will produce the wrong answer. For
> now, don't use these routines with CblasRowMajor. It will be a while
> before we can issue a fix, due to time pressures.

This should not be a problem for Octave, since Octave uses the traditional
Fortran BLAS and LAPACK interfaces, not cblas_* or clapack_*.

Steven G. Johnson

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