[GRASS-dev] BLAS/LAPACK (Numerical Recipies in C)
hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 22 08:22:09 EDT 2007
Sören Gebbert wrote:
> But the gmath lu solver is code from the numerical recipes,
> we have to rewrite this method.
re N.R. code in GRASS,
(this is just fyi, it is of course a good idea to remove the issue
altogether by removing any code based on N.R.)
On 2007-02-26, Stefano wrote:
> Note that previous GRASS development team (CERL) had
> an agreement with the authors of NR, to use freely NR:
/* Based on "Numerical Recipies in C; The Art of Scientific Computing"
(Cambridge University Press, 1988). Copyright (C) 1986, 1988 by
Numerical Recipes Software. Permission is granted for unlimited
use within GRASS only.
If this agreement was with CERL I assume that means it predates GRASS
moving to the GPL. The GPL audit alluded to in grass5/TODO.txt and
grass5/src.nonGPL/ should have caught all known occurrences.
grass-5.4.0$ grep -rI "Numerical Recipes" * | cut -f1 -d: | uniq
A quick grep for "Numerical Recipes" in 6.3-cvs finds these references:
Although both modules' main.c ask: /* still true ?*/
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