The blas package

[Tags: blas, bsd3, deprecated, library, matrix, solver]

Deprecated in favor of hblas

The BLAS (Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms) are routines that provide standard building blocks for performing basic vector and matrix operations. The Level 1 BLAS perform scalar, vector and vector-vector operations, the Level 2 BLAS perform matrix-vector operations, and the Level 3 BLAS perform matrix-matrix operations. Because the BLAS are efficient, portable, and widely available, they are commonly used in the development of high quality linear algebra software, LAPACK for example.

For more information, see the Netlib BLAS webpage:


Versions0.4, 0.4.1, 0.5, 0.6, 0.7, 0.7.1, 0.7.2, 0.7.5, 0.7.6 (info)
Change logNone available
Dependenciesbase, ieee, permutation, storable-complex [details]
Copyright(c) 2008. Patrick Perry <>
AuthorPatrick Perry
MaintainerPatrick Perry <>
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UploadedSat Nov 1 08:53:48 UTC 2008 by PatrickPerry
Downloads1513 total (66 in last 30 days)
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StatusDocs uploaded by user
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atlasLink with ATLAS.Disabled
gslLink with GSL unoptimized CBLAS.Disabled
mklLink with Intel MKL.Disabled
veclibLink with Mac OS X vecLib.Disabled
customLink with a custom CBLAS.Disabled

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