Serious bug in atlas, yet no action

Scott Howard showard314 at
Wed Oct 7 01:35:42 BST 2009

Hello again,

I just packaged a merge from debian. You can try it at:

I haven't found any patches that directly address the problem, I don't
know if it's been triaged fully anywhere yet. This debian merge at the
PPA is just a try to see if we got lucky and something fixed it up in
debian over the past year. If this works I'll post a merge proposal to


On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 5:55 PM, Scott Howard <showard314 at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm going to look at this too. I couldn't find any patch or
> information on what the bug is. Debian is migrating to version 3.8,
> and we have the possibility of merging in from debian:
> from the debian changelog:
>   * Removing debian/used_lapack_version in clean
>   * Use the changelog from liblapack-dev to find the current lapack version as
>     we don't build-depend on the lapack3 package.
> that liblapack library is mentioned in the mail exchange that Cyrus
> pointed us to. We can try to put a PPA up of the debian version and
> test if that works ok.
> Regards,
> Scott
> On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 3:57 PM, Morten Kjeldgaard <mok at> wrote:
>> On 06/10/2009, at 16.41, Cyrus Hall wrote:
>>> I've recently run into what appears to be a known and reported problem
>>> in Atlas 3.2.1: the SSE2 optimized version is broken.  This version is
>>> currently shipped with Jaunty, and is reported to still be broken in
>>> the
>>> Karmic (see bug reports below).  There are numerous unassigned bug
>>> reports in launchpad which appear related to the problem, some of
>>> which
>>> are six months old:
>> Thank you for drawing our attention to this bug. I will take a look at
>> the problems. Anyone willing to pitch in, please do so! In particular,
>> if you are aware of patches, make a note on the bugs.
>> Cheers,
>> Morten
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