In addition, NAG recommends that before calling any Library routine you should read the following reference material (see Section 5):
(a) Essential Introduction
(b) Chapter Introduction
(c) Routine Document
The libraries supplied with this implementation have been compiled in a manner that facilitates their use within a multithreaded application. If you intend to use the NAG library within a multithreaded application please refer to the document on Thread Safety in the Library Manual (see Section 5).
http://www.nag.co.uk/doc/inun/fs23/l6adfl/postrelease.html
for details of any new information related to the applicability or usage of this implementation.
In this section we assume that the library has been installed in the directory [INSTALL_DIR].
By default [INSTALL_DIR] (see Installer's Note (in.html)) is /opt/NAG/fsl6a23dfl or /usr/local/NAG/fsl6a23dfl depending on your system; however it could have been changed by the person who did the installation. To identify [INSTALL_DIR] for this installation:
gfortran -fopenmp -I[INSTALL_DIR]/nag_interface_blocks driver.f90 \ [INSTALL_DIR]/lib/libnagsmp.a \where driver.f90 is your application program ; or
[INSTALL_DIR]/acml4.4.0/lib/libacml_mp.a
gfortran -fopenmp -I[INSTALL_DIR]/nag_interface_blocks driver.f90 \ [INSTALL_DIR]/lib/libnagsmp.so \if the shareable library is required.
-L[INSTALL_DIR]/acml4.4.0/lib -lacml_mp -lacml_mv
If your application has been linked with the shareable NAG and ACML libraries then the environment variable LD_LIBRARY_PATH must be set or extended, as follows, to allow run-time linkage.
In the C shell, type:
setenv LD_LIBRARY_PATH [INSTALL_DIR]/lib:[INSTALL_DIR]/acml4.4.0/libto set LD_LIBRARY_PATH, or
setenv LD_LIBRARY_PATH [INSTALL_DIR]/lib:[INSTALL_DIR]/acml4.4.0/lib:\to extend LD_LIBRARY_PATH if you already have it set.
${LD_LIBRARY_PATH}
In the Bourne shell, type:
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=[INSTALL_DIR]/lib:[INSTALL_DIR]/acml4.4.0/lib export LD_LIBRARY_PATHto set LD_LIBRARY_PATH, or
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=[INSTALL_DIR]/lib:[INSTALL_DIR]/acml4.4.0/lib:${LD_LIBRARY_PATH} export LD_LIBRARY_PATHto extend LD_LIBRARY_PATH if you already have it set.
Note that you may also need to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH to point at other things such as compiler run-time libraries, for example if you are using a newer version of the compiler.
In the C shell type:
setenv OMP_NUM_THREADS NIn the Bourne shell, type:
OMP_NUM_THREADS=N export OMP_NUM_THREADSwhere N is the number of threads required. OMP_NUM_THREADS may be re-set between each execution of the program, as desired.
In general, the maximum number of threads you are recommended to use is the number of physical cores on your SMP system.
(a) subroutines are called as such;
(b) functions are declared with the right type;
(c) the correct number of arguments are passed; and
(d) all arguments match in type and structure.
The NAG Library for SMP & Multicore interface block files are organised by Library chapter. They are aggregated into one module named
nag_libraryThe modules are supplied in pre-compiled form (.mod files) and they can be accessed by specifying the -Ipathname option on each compiler invocation, where pathname ([INSTALL_DIR]/nag_interface_blocks) is the path of the directory containing the compiled interface blocks.
The .mod module files were compiled with the compiler shown in Section 2.1 of the Installer's Note. Such module files are compiler-dependent, so if you wish to use the NAG example programs, or use the interface blocks in your own programs, when using a compiler that is incompatible with these modules, you will first need to create your own module files. See the Post Release Information page
http://www.nag.co.uk/doc/inun/fs23/l6adfl/postrelease.html
where more information may be available, or contact NAG for further help.
Note that the example material has been adapted, if necessary, from that published in the Library Manual, so that programs are suitable for execution with this implementation with no further changes. The distributed example programs should be used in preference to the versions in the Library Manual wherever possible. The directory [INSTALL_DIR]/scripts contains two scripts nagsmp_example and nagsmp_example_shar.
The example programs are most easily accessed by one of the commands
Each command will provide you with a copy of an example program (and its data and options file, if any), compile the program and link it with the appropriate libraries (showing you the compile command so that you can recompile your own version of the program). Finally, the executable program will be run with appropriate arguments specifying data, options and results files as needed.
The example program concerned, and the number of OpenMP threads to use, are specified by the arguments to the command, e.g.
nagsmp_example e04nrfe 4will copy the example program and its data and options files (e04nrfe.f90, e04nrfe.d and e04nrfe.opt) into the current directory, compile the program and run it using 4 OpenMP threads to produce the example program results in the file e04nrfe.r.
The NAG Library and documentation use parameterized types for floating-point variables. Thus, the type
REAL(KIND=nag_wp)appears in documentation of all NAG Library for SMP & Multicore routines, where nag_wp is a Fortran KIND parameter. The value of nag_wp will vary between implementations, and its value can be obtained by use of the nag_library module. We refer to the type nag_wp as the NAG Library "working precision" type, because most floating-point arguments and internal variables used in the library are of this type.
In addition, a small number of routines use the type
REAL(KIND=nag_rp)where nag_rp stands for "reduced precision type". Another type, not currently used in the library, is
REAL(KIND=nag_hp)for "higher precision type" or "additional precision type".
For correct use of these types, see almost any of the example programs distributed with the Library.
For this implementation, these types have the following meanings:
REAL (kind=nag_rp) means REAL (i.e. single precision) REAL (kind=nag_wp) means DOUBLE PRECISION COMPLEX (kind=nag_rp) means COMPLEX (i.e. single precision complex) COMPLEX (kind=nag_wp) means double precision complex (e.g. COMPLEX*16)
In addition, the Manual has adopted a convention of using bold italics to distinguish some terms.
One important bold italicised term is machine
precision, which denotes the relative precision to which
DOUBLE PRECISION floating-point numbers are stored in
the computer, e.g. in an implementation with approximately 16 decimal
digits of precision, machine precision has a value of
approximately
The precise value of machine precision is given by the routine X02AJF. Other routines in Chapter X02 return the values of other implementation-dependent constants, such as the overflow threshold, or the largest representable integer. Refer to the X02 Chapter Introduction for more details.
The bold italicised term block size is used only in Chapters F07 and F08. It denotes the block size used by block algorithms in these chapters. You only need to be aware of its value when it affects the amount of workspace to be supplied – see the parameters WORK and LWORK of the relevant routine documents and the Chapter Introduction.
DZFFT ZDFFT ZFFT1D ZFFT1DX ZFFT1M ZFFT1MX ZFFT2D ZFFT3Dare made whenever possible in the following NAG routines:
C06PAF C06PCF C06PFF C06PJF C06PKF C06PQF C06PRF C06PSF C06PUF C06PXFThe required size of the workspace array WORK for each routine will depend upon the parameters used and thus the choice of ACML or NAG FFT kernels used within the FFT routines. The values specified in the NAG routine documents should be sufficient in many cases, and where they are insufficient a suitable workspace will be allocated internally.
Many LAPACK routines have a "workspace query" mechanism which allows a caller to interrogate the routine to determine how much workspace to supply. Note that LAPACK routines from the ACML library may require a different amount of workspace from the equivalent NAG versions of these routines. Care should be taken when using the workspace query mechanism.
In this implementation calls to BLAS and LAPACK routines are implemented by calls to ACML,
except for the following routines:
BLAS_DMAX_VAL BLAS_DMIN_VAL DGEJSV DGESVJ DGETRS DLANSF DPFTRF DPFTRI DPFTRS DPOSV DPOSVX DPOTRF DPOTRS DPSTRF DSFRK DSGESV DSPOSV DSYGV DSYGVD DSYGVX DTFSM DTFTRI DTFTTP DTFTTR DTPTTF DTPTTR DTRSM DTRTTF DTRTTP ZCGESV ZCPOSV ZGETRS ZHEGV ZHEGVD ZHEGVX ZHFRK ZLANHF ZPFTRF ZPFTRI ZPFTRS ZPOSV ZPOSVX ZPOTRF ZPOTRS ZPSTRF ZTFSM ZTFTRI ZTFTTP ZTFTTR ZTPTTF ZTPTTR ZTRSM ZTRTTF ZTRTTP
F07ADF/DGETRF F07AHF/DGERFS F07ARF/ZGETRF F07AVF/ZGERFS F07BDF/DGBTRF F07BEF/DGBTRS F07BHF/DGBRFS F07BRF/ZGBTRF F07BSF/ZGBTRS F07BVF/ZGBRFS F07CHF/DGTRFS F07CVF/ZGTRFS F07FHF/DPORFS F07FVF/ZPORFS F07GEF/DPPTRS F07GHF/DPPRFS F07GSF/ZPPTRS F07GVF/ZPPRFS F07HEF/DPBTRS F07HHF/DPBRFS F07HSF/ZPBTRS F07HVF/ZPBRFS F07JHF/DPTRFS F07JVF/ZPTRFS F07MHF/DSYRFS F07MVF/ZHERFS F07NVF/ZSYRFS F07PHF/DSPRFS F07PVF/ZHPRFS F07QVF/ZSPRFS F07THF/DTRRFS F07TVF/ZTRRFS F07UEF/DTPTRS F07UHF/DTPRFS F07USF/ZTPTRS F07UVF/ZTPRFS F07VEF/DTBTRS F07VHF/DTBRFS F07VSF/ZTBTRS F07VVF/ZTBRFS F08AEF/DGEQRF F08AFF/DORGQR F08AGF/DORMQR F08ASF/ZGEQRF F08ATF/ZUNGQR F08AUF/ZUNMQR F08FEF/DSYTRD F08FFF/DORGTR F08FSF/ZHETRD F08FTF/ZUNGTR F08GFF/DOPGTR F08GTF/ZUPGTR F08HEF/DSBTRD F08HSF/ZHBTRD F08JEF/DSTEQR F08JJF/DSTEBZ F08JKF/DSTEIN F08JSF/ZSTEQR F08JXF/ZSTEIN F08KEF/DGEBRD F08KSF/ZGEBRD F08MEF/DBDSQR F08MSF/ZBDSQR F08PKF/DHSEIN F08PXF/ZHSEIN F08TAF/DSPGV F08TBF/DSPGVX F08TCF/DSPGVD F08TNF/ZHPGV F08TPF/ZHPGVX F08TQF/ZHPGVD
Functions in these Chapters will give error messages if called with illegal or unsafe arguments.
The constants referred to in the Library Manual have the following values in this implementation:
S07AAF F_1 = 1.0E+13 F_2 = 1.0E-14 S10AAF E_1 = 1.8715E+1 S10ABF E_1 = 7.080E+2 S10ACF E_1 = 7.080E+2 S13AAF x_hi = 7.083E+2 S13ACF x_hi = 1.0E+16 S13ADF x_hi = 1.0E+17 S14AAF IFAIL = 1 if X > 1.70E+2 IFAIL = 2 if X < -1.70E+2 IFAIL = 3 if abs(X) < 2.23E-308 S14ABF IFAIL = 2 if X > x_big = 2.55E+305 S15ADF x_hi = 2.65E+1 S15AEF x_hi = 2.65E+1 S15AFF underflow trap was necessary S15AGF IFAIL = 1 if X >= 2.53E+307 IFAIL = 2 if 4.74E+7 <= X < 2.53E+307 IFAIL = 3 if X < -2.66E+1 S17ACF IFAIL = 1 if X > 1.0E+16 S17ADF IFAIL = 1 if X > 1.0E+16 IFAIL = 3 if 0 < X <= 2.23E-308 S17AEF IFAIL = 1 if abs(X) > 1.0E+16 S17AFF IFAIL = 1 if abs(X) > 1.0E+16 S17AGF IFAIL = 1 if X > 1.038E+2 IFAIL = 2 if X < -5.7E+10 S17AHF IFAIL = 1 if X > 1.041E+2 IFAIL = 2 if X < -5.7E+10 S17AJF IFAIL = 1 if X > 1.041E+2 IFAIL = 2 if X < -1.9E+9 S17AKF IFAIL = 1 if X > 1.041E+2 IFAIL = 2 if X < -1.9E+9 S17DCF IFAIL = 2 if abs(Z) < 3.92223E-305 IFAIL = 4 if abs(Z) or FNU+N-1 > 3.27679E+4 IFAIL = 5 if abs(Z) or FNU+N-1 > 1.07374E+9 S17DEF IFAIL = 2 if Im(Z) > 7.00921E+2 IFAIL = 3 if abs(Z) or FNU+N-1 > 3.27679E+4 IFAIL = 4 if abs(Z) or FNU+N-1 > 1.07374E+9 S17DGF IFAIL = 3 if abs(Z) > 1.02399E+3 IFAIL = 4 if abs(Z) > 1.04857E+6 S17DHF IFAIL = 3 if abs(Z) > 1.02399E+3 IFAIL = 4 if abs(Z) > 1.04857E+6 S17DLF IFAIL = 2 if abs(Z) < 3.92223E-305 IFAIL = 4 if abs(Z) or FNU+N-1 > 3.27679E+4 IFAIL = 5 if abs(Z) or FNU+N-1 > 1.07374E+9 S18ADF IFAIL = 2 if 0 < X <= 2.23E-308 S18AEF IFAIL = 1 if abs(X) > 7.116E+2 S18AFF IFAIL = 1 if abs(X) > 7.116E+2 S18DCF IFAIL = 2 if abs(Z) < 3.92223E-305 IFAIL = 4 if abs(Z) or FNU+N-1 > 3.27679E+4 IFAIL = 5 if abs(Z) or FNU+N-1 > 1.07374E+9 S18DEF IFAIL = 2 if Re(Z) > 7.00921E+2 IFAIL = 3 if abs(Z) or FNU+N-1 > 3.27679E+4 IFAIL = 4 if abs(Z) or FNU+N-1 > 1.07374E+9 S19AAF IFAIL = 1 if abs(X) >= 5.04818E+1 S19ABF IFAIL = 1 if abs(X) >= 5.04818E+1 S19ACF IFAIL = 1 if X > 9.9726E+2 S19ADF IFAIL = 1 if X > 9.9726E+2 S21BCF IFAIL = 3 if an argument < 1.583E-205 IFAIL = 4 if an argument >= 3.765E+202 S21BDF IFAIL = 3 if an argument < 2.813E-103 IFAIL = 4 if an argument >= 1.407E+102
The values of the mathematical constants are:
X01AAF (pi) = 3.1415926535897932 X01ABF (gamma) = 0.5772156649015328
The values of the machine constants are:
The basic parameters of the model
X02BHF = 2 X02BJF = 53 X02BKF = -1021 X02BLF = 1024 X02DJF = .TRUE.Derived parameters of the floating-point arithmetic
X02AJF = 1.11022302462516E-16 X02AKF = 2.22507385850721E-308 X02ALF = 1.79769313486231E+308 X02AMF = 2.22507385850721E-308 X02ANF = 2.22507385850721E-308Parameters of other aspects of the computing environment
X02AHF = 1.42724769270596E+45 X02BBF = 2147483647 X02BEF = 15 X02DAF = .TRUE.
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