[Fedora-packaging] Re: paragraph on shipping static numerical libs
rc040203 at freenet.de
Mon May 28 12:11:40 UTC 2007
On Mon, 2007-05-28 at 14:01 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 01:46:03PM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > > Well, in 90% of all such cases, "their coding" goes into implementing
> > > > complex algorithms, while their programs complexity is not much
> > > > different from "hello world".
> > >
> > > This sounds quite arrogant.
> > Feel free to think what you want - These number cruncher guys apps
> > condense down to a
> > READ STDIN
> > CALL ALGORITHM
> > PRINT STDOUT
> > Their typical usage:
> > ./myapp < inputdata >output
> > ... wait <couple of days> ...
> > lpr output
> Hm, you have never seen any mpp code.
No I haven't, but I have seen many matlab, lapack, octave and reduce
> I/O is the most complex part of large scale numerics.
May be in your case, but not in the cases I am familiar with
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