[Slackbuilds-users] libraries/atlas fails to build on Slackware 15.0

Erich Ritz erich.public at protonmail.com
Mon Mar 7 17:19:14 UTC 2022

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On Monday, March 7th, 2022 at 10:45 AM, Serban Udrea <s.udrea at gsi.de> wrote:

> On 3/7/22 3:25 PM, Erich Ritz wrote:
> > Hello Serban,
> >
> > I have been unable to get libraries/atlas to build on Slackware 15.0. See here:
> >
> > https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/when-will-https-slackbuilds-org-have-15-0-in-their-repos-4175708745/page3.html#post6335004
> >
> > https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/when-will-https-slackbuilds-org-have-15-0-in-their-repos-4175708745/page11.html#post6335871
> >
> > Do you still use atlas? Is it ok if I send a pull request to drop atlas and lapack-atlas from SlackBuilds.org?
> >
> > Erich
> Hello Erich,
> And thank you for the information. I didn't expect it to compile since nothing
> happened for a long time upstream and ATLAS is quite sensitive to compiler
> versions. Thus my plan was to take it over to Slackware 15.0 just if it compiles
> on the first try. This doesn't seem to be the case. For now OpenBLAS appears to be
> the best open source option.
> If a new ATLAS version gets released in the future I might update the scripts for
> it and the corresponding LAPACK. For now you may drop them. Thanks again!
> Best regards,
> Serban
> PS. I started to work on my scripts to upgrade everything for Slackware 15.0 but
> progress was very slow until now and ATLAS had the lowest priority since numpy for
> instance is OK with OpenBLAS.

Thanks Serban,

I will send a pull request to drop them.


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