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.