[Haskell-beginners] problem cabal install'ing hmatrix

Erik Quaeghebeur equaeghe at nospammail.net
Mon Apr 27 18:05:38 EDT 2009

On Fri, 24 Apr 2009, Alberto Ruiz wrote:
> Erik, if you get
>>  # ld -lgsl -llapack -lgslcblas
>>  ld: warning: cannot find entry symbol _start; not setting start address
> perhaps you only need to uncomment line 141 in hmatrix.cabal and try "cabal 
> install" in that folder.
> This is not the default because we prefer to link with a possibly optimized 
> cblas. Clearly hmatrix requires a previous configure step.

I've managed to get things working using the gentoo haskell overlay!
I had an optimized blas installed (atlas), but perhaps it wasn't 
automatically detected? Anyhow, it works now; there is no need to get 
deeper into the distribution-specific behavior. I can focus on coding.


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