[Ipopt] Accelerate framework of OS X

Dominique Orban dominique.orban at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 07:54:29 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Marnix Volckaert
<Marnix.Volckaert at mech.kuleuven.be> wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to install Ipopt on Mac OS X 10.6.3. There is an Apple framework called Accelerate that includes efficient implementations of BLAS and LAPACK, so I prefer to use those instead of the generic BLAS implementation that is downloaded using "get_BLAS".
> For writing an Xcode project it is easy to include an external framework like Accelerate, or it is possible to use -framework Accelerate at linktime, and then add #include <Accelerate/Accelerate.h> to any projects that want to access this framework. But I can't figure out how to let the compiler access this framework during installation of Ipopt. Has anyone tried this before?

I've used

  --with-blas="-framework Accelerate" --with-lapack=""

successfully in the past (Ipopt 3.6). Since Accelerate provides both
ATLAS and LAPACK, there is no need to specify it again in


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