ARPACK - Change of upstream
jamatos at fc.up.pt
Sun Dec 11 19:41:13 UTC 2011
On 12/11/2011 06:46 PM, Jussi Lehtola wrote:
> ARPACK used to be a project at Rice University , but they abandoned
> it many years ago. After that many projects (e.g. Octave and Scilab)
> started bundling their own patched versions of the software to fix the
> bugs they had found in the package. The Fedora and Debian packages had
> their own patches as well.
> Recently, a collaboration has picked up the pieces and started
> maintaining a new fork of ARPACK .
> Can I just change the arpack package to use the new tarballs, or does
> using them require a re-review of the software?
>  http://www.caam.rice.edu/software/ARPACK/
>  http://forge.scilab.org/index.php/p/arpack-ng/
What is the prospect of adoption from those packages that use arpack?
If the new package becomes the de-facto upstream for arpack I would say
that it does not need a new review it is just the upstream url source
that has changed.
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