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Re: files of blas1-dev and lapack-dev overlap

On Mon, 4 Oct 1999, Matthias Klose wrote:

> Package: blas-dev
> Package: lapack-dev
> The files /usr/lib/libblas.{a,so} are in both packages. Since
> lapack-dev was there first, blas1-dev should not use this name. On the
> other hand, I like the separation of blas in a separate package. 

second here !

that step allows us to have vendor supplied (superoptimized) BLAS
installed without affecting lapack

> The
> lapack maintainer doesn't care about the lapack packages for ages!!!
> (more than 20 month). IMHO if the blas1-dev maintainer is willing to
> repackage lapack without the blas libs, then he should be allowed to
> to it.


LAPACK 3 is out already!

> Btw, why doesn't the name of the blas-dev package correspond to the
> blas package (blas1 --> blas1-dev)?


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