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[Lapack] ISO C99 complex double qeustion


ISO C99 standard defines the "complex double" data type. Why LAPACKE C
does not directly use it and introduces the "lapack_complex_double"
type ?

When working with the native "double" data type, LAPACKE accepts for
example "double *x". It would be much more practicable for users if
complex types like "complex double *z" were accepted too.

(BTW, I am finding similar problem in CUDA, CUBLAS.)


Martin Konopka.

Dr. Martin Konopka             
Institute of Nuclear and Physical Engineering      tel: +421-2-60291 118
Slovak University of Technology (FEI STU)
Ilkovicova 3, 812 19 Bratislava, Slovakia

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