[ANNOUNCEMENT] update: gsl-1.12-1, gsl-1.12-2 (GNU Scientific Library)

A.R. Burgers a.rburgers@quicknet.nl
Sat Dec 20 11:37:00 GMT 2008

The cygwin gsl package (GNU Scientific Library) has been updated
to 1.12-1 (cygwin 1.5) and 1.12-2 (cygwin 1.7).

This is a new upstream release.
For the announcement of gsl version 1.12 see:


The homepage for the GSL is http://www.gnu.org/software/gsl/

The gsl package comes in four parts:

gsl:	   the shared libraries (dlls)
gsl-apps:  gsl-histogram.exe and gsl-randist.exe
gsl-doc:   documentation
gsl-devel: development resources (headers, static- and import

NOTE: Starting from gsl-1.6-2,if you want to use the GSL, your path
should contain /usr/lib/lapack. This directory is added by
/etc/profile.d/lapack.sh. If you use the start-up scripts from the
base-files packages this script is executed automatically.

Teun Burgers


To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.


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