ATLAS Installation Guide 1

R. Clint Whaley 2



This note provides a brief overview of ATLAS, and describes how to install it. It includes extensive discussion of common configure options, and describes why they might be employed on various platforms. In addition to discussing how to configure and build the ATLAS package, this note also describes how an installer can confirm that the resulting libraries are producing correct answers and running efficiently. Extensive examples are provided, including a full-length example showing the installation of both ATLAS and LAPACK on an example architecture.


Clint Whaley 2012-07-10