Indeed build LAPACK for Windows is tricky.
I need a little bit more information.
What development platform are you using on your Windows machine?
I would give a try to the CMAKE build, it will propose all kind of builds for
We are working on creating Video tutorials for LAPACK
here is one for CMAKE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6U5bDOwOK0c
LAPACK is a fortran based Library, so you need a Fortran compiler on your
From Windows, you can use the Fortran compiler shipped with Mingw, Cygwin, or
the INTEL Fortran Compiler (Commercial Compiler)
A BLAS library is mandatory to run LAPACK - We ship the Reference BLAS library
with LAPACK, This is very good to test your program. Nonetheless, the Reference
BLAS will give you poor performance. Best is to use one of the optimized BLAS
library (Intel MKL, ACML, Atlas, etc.)
LAPACKE is the new C wrapper for LAPACK - It is also shipped with the LAPACK
library. It allows you to interface easily with your C program when you call
Hope it helps
On Aug 14, 2014, at 1:30 PM, horace <horacetso@Domain.Removed> wrote:
Hey guys, after reading thru what you have on
I'm still confused about what's the right lib/DLL for the windows platform.
Here is the basic info : 32-bit Windows 7, gcc 4.5, so i program in C (Not
Visual Studio C++ though)
My Qs are,
- what's the difference btwn Ref BLAS, LAPACK, LAPACKE ? which one(s) should
i download and put into my windows
- what is the proper procedure to install the DLL ?
I've just tried install "liblapacke.dll" taken from LAPACKE section, and it
failed to register using regvcs32.exe
Horace W Tso
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