Adding HPL - A Portable Implementation of the High-Performance Linpack Benchmark

Brooks Davis brooks at
Mon Feb 23 11:33:47 PST 2004

On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 09:52:25PM +0100, Oliver Lehmann wrote:
> Hi,
> I was thinking about adding hpl ( to
> the benchmark subtree ( and allready wrote an
> email to the autors to gain permission.
> After that i discovered math/linpack. But it looks like an different
> implementation.
> What are your opinions about that?

Ignore math/linpack, it has nothing to do with HPL.  I'd just use
benchmark/hpl.  Someday, I think it would be nice to make parallel a
non-virtual category, but that's another issue.

Thanks for doing this port, it will make running benchmarks much easier.

-- Brooks

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