Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for numerical computing. It provides a sophisticated compiler, distributed parallel execution, numerical accuracy, and an extensive mathematical function library.
If attempting to install ijulia by running
Pkg.add("IJulia") gives the warning
MbedTLS had build errors. you might need to install the package.
Package build errors
Building the Arpack package can result in an error like shown below (stacktrace omitted):
Building Arpack → `~/.julia/packages/Arpack/UiiMc/deps/build.log` ┌ Error: Error building `Arpack`: │ ERROR: LoadError: LibraryProduct(nothing, ["libarpack"], :libarpack, "Prefix(~/.julia/packages/Arpack/UiiMc/deps/usr)") is not satisfied, cannot generate deps.jl!
Use the instructions here to resolve the issue.
Another option is to install julia fromAUR. Then Arpack can be installed from
julia> import Pkg; Pkg.add("Arpack")
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It is recommended that you use a multithreaded BLAS implementation, such as . This can lead to speedups of 10-50x for certain matrix operations.