Release Digest: GNU, December 14, 2003
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Release date: Dec 12, 2003
GLPK (GNU Linear Programming Kit) is intended for solving
large-scale linear programming (LP), mixed integer linear
programming (MIP), and other related problems. It is a set of
routines written in ANSI C and organized in the form of a callable
In GLPK 4.3:
- the bug, due to which the standard math library is not linked
on building the package on some platforms, was fixed.
- several new built-in functions were added to the MathProg
language (round, trunc, Irand224, Uniform01, Uniform, Normal01,
- the new api routine lpx_get_ray_info was added. It is intended
to determine which (non-basic) variable causes primal
- some modules were corrected to avoid compilation errors on
building the package on Mac OS X.
- some new material was added to the GLPK documentation.
For more details please see ChangeLog.
See GLPK web page at <http://www.gnu.org/software/glpk/glpk.html>.
GLPK distribution can be ftp'ed from <ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/glpk/>
or from some mirror ftp sites; see <http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html>.
MD5 check-sum is the following:
GLPK is also available as a Debian GNU/Linux package. See its
web page at <http://packages.debian.org/stable/math/glpk.html>.
I am pleased to annouce the release of GNU mcron 1.0.0. This is
the first release as an a official GNU package, and follows four
The GNU package mcron (Mellor's cron) is a 100% compatible
replacement for Vixie cron. It is written in pure Guile, and allows
configuration files to be written in scheme (as well as Vixie's
original format) for infinite flexibility in specifying when jobs
should be run.
While Savannah is reeling from convulsions, the package is being
temporarily distributed from http://www.rdmp.org/mcron (web
site) and ftp://ftp.rdmp.org
(downloads). Mailing lists are currently being set up: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.