Re: Slicot in Debian
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On 29/05/2012 12:50, Sébastien Villemot wrote:
> I am interested in getting slicot  into Debian. Slicot is a
> Fortran library implementing numerical algorithms for computations
> in systems and control theory. It is licensed under the GPL
> (actually it is dual-licensed because the library is also
> incorporated in some nonfree MATLAB toolbox).
> Parts of the library are already used in the scilab and
> octave-control packages. The upcoming release of dynare will also
> use slicot. At least 3 packages are therefore going to contain
> embedded copies of (parts of) the library, which is not a good
> I therefore volunteer to package it, possibly under the umbrella of
> the Debian Science team.
Thanks for the proposal. I will be happy to sponsor it and patch
Scilab to use your package!
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