jblas finally on central Maven repository

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
File under: Machine Room

I finally managed to upload jblas to the central Maven respository. In case you don’t know yet, jblas is a fast linear algebra library for Java. It’s unique feature is that it’s based on the optimized ATLAS BLAS and LAPACK libraries. The jar also comes prepackaged with the libraries and automagically extracts the right one depending on your architecture and OS.

The build-process is pretty involved, basically a hand-coded configure-script in Ruby, and a classical Makefile for the native part, some Ant for autogenerating some Java code, and finally some Maven for the final build and packaging.

But all that shouldn’t worry you, because you can now just add the following to your pom.xml and you’re done:


Posted by Mikio L. Braun at 2012-12-18 17:01:00 +0100

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