Field test V5.00-1 of CXML for OpenVMS Alpha available

Field test V5.00-1 of CXML for OpenVMS Alpha available

Post by CXML Admi » Thu, 29 Mar 2001 21:17:33

A field test release V5.00-1 of CXML for OpenVMS Alpha is
available from the Compaq Math Libraries Group web site

From the main page of the web site, follow the links to the
download page where you can read the release notes on-line
as well as download the kit to your system.  The kit is a
self-extracting ZIP file of 17,230,336 bytes which contains
a standard PSCI file.  No License Product Authorization Key
is required to use CXML V5.00-1.

As with all field test (beta) software, this software should
be used in a test and evaluation environment.

The CXML (Compaq Extended Math Library) is a library of
mathematical subroutines optimized for Alpha platforms.  It
includes BLAS, LAPACK, sparse linear system solvers and signal
processing routines.

Changes in this release relative to the previous release
include but are not limited to

    - improved performance, particularly for the _GEMM
    - new routines for solving sparse matrix problems using
      direct methods
    - removal of the "skyline" solver routines
    - addition of the SCIPORT library for IEEE floating-
      point data types

Further details are available in the release notes.

If you encounter any problems or have suggestions or
comments, contact us directly as described in the release
notes and on our web site.

Posted to:  comp.lang.fortran, comp.os.vms, comp.sys.dec


The Math Libraries Group

Nashua, NH 03062


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