[squeak-dev] Smallapack

Yoshiki Ohshima Yoshiki.Ohshima at acm.org
Fri Jul 29 17:02:12 UTC 2016


First question:

The Mac OS comes with Accelerate.Framework and that contains BLAS.
But probably I still should compile those libraries, right?


On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 4:11 PM, Yoshiki Ohshima
<Yoshiki.Ohshima at acm.org> wrote:
> Thanks!
>
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 4:04 PM, Nicolas Cellier
> <nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Yoshiki,
>>
>> Thanks for inquiring about Smallapack.
>>
>> This problem has been solved in 2011 as the post tells.
>> Moreover, it was about alignment of squeak objects that was on multiple of 4
>> on SqueakV3 memory.
>> Spur is 8 byte aligned, so the problem would have also vanished without any
>> patch for those being patient :)
>>
>> For the 15 arguments limit, Smallapack comes with it's own compiler, so it's
>> a non issue.
>> Maybe I should make the documentation more clear on
>> https://github.com/nicolas-cellier-aka-nice/smallapack/wiki/SmallapackSqueak
>> ?
>>
>> Unfortunately, there's no Sparse Matrix representation in Lapack.
>> If you know of a good package for that, it could be integrated.
>>
>> If you have other questions, don't hesitate to ask.
>>
>> cheers
>>
>> Nicolas
>>
>> 2016-07-29 0:22 GMT+02:00 Yoshiki Ohshima <Yoshiki.Ohshima at acm.org>:
>>>
>>> I am trying to do a bit of linear algebra stuff that involves to solve
>>> a sparse 2D matrix (for a variation of doing least square fit).
>>>
>>> There was a message from Nicolas:
>>>
>>> http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/squeak-dev/2011-August/161113.html
>>>
>>> Is this where it stands today, too?  It looks like that arg count
>>> problem is still there in 5.0, but is it in a way non-issue as it is
>>> still FFI based?
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>> --
>>> -- Yoshiki
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> -- Yoshiki



-- 
-- Yoshiki


More information about the Squeak-dev mailing list