News - Project LinBox


GAP homology package
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Announcing LinBox version 1.2

May 11, 2011

Version 1.2.0 has been released

What's new in this release:

  • Many many bug fixes, many memleaks, much code beautify.
  • Licence/copyright added to (hopefully) every file.
  • Vi/emacs magic lines for auto-indentation.
  • Some documentation added + improved Doxygen framework (dev/user documentation, more *.doxy items, bug/todo list, bibliography list)
  • Upgrade to givaro 3.4.0 series ( new namespace, new API for integer operations, a few new functions (naturallog...) )
  • Upgrade to fflas-ffpack 1.4.0 (new namespace, new includes)
  • Some initial work introduced here and there (matrix permutation representations, symbolic/numeric solver, sparse matrix representation...)
  • CRA algorithms reworked and tested, some added.
  • Timer moved to Givaro
  • Some debug/util moved to FflasFfpack
  • Better (more options, icc/gcc customisation,...)
  • More m4 rules
  • Possibility to use IML functions as a shared library (and some examples given)
  • make fullcheck checks all possible tests given and reports
  • Auto-installer from sources/svn with plenty of options
  • Some new field functions like characteristic()
  • Work on synchronising field member functions signatures for better compatibility between all fields (in progress)
  • ...and miscellaneous.

October 10, 2011

Version 1.2.1 has been released

What's new in this release:

  • better
  • update for Givaro interface changes
  • Use only Blas(Subm/M)atrix according to the Mother model. Remove all other dense representations.
  • Block Berlekamp/Massey sequence introduced
  • fix FSF addresses.
  • OS-X configure bug fixing.
  • sage-on-gentoo+sage patches.
  • correct lapack handling
  • m4ri check
  • oand 1/0/-1 to most tests
  • RawIterators are renamed to Iterators (impossible to pronounce, easy to misspell)
  • many small tweaks, bugs corrected
  • rework fields/ architecture.
  • ...and miscellaneous.

October 28, 2011

Version 1.2.2 has been released

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes.

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