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Re: ITP: MUMPS -- MUltifrontal Massively Parallel sparse direct Solver

On Wed, 16 Jul 2008, Ron Johnson wrote:

Mumps is a computer language.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MUMPS

And there is a GPLed implementation of this at


which would be really interesting to package for the Debian Med project.
The problem is the bootstrapping procedure (you need a running GT.M to
compile the next version) and we just have no idea how to deal with this.

So keeping in mind to avoid a name space polution would be nice but I
would not like to set a presure on the issuer of the ITP because of
GT.M because it is questionable whether we might ever find a real clue.
So feel free to do what you regard as common sense.

Kind regards



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