Commit 75ca6504 authored by Andreas Marek's avatar Andreas Marek

update USERS_GUIDE and other documentation

parent 7c928b19
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It is possible to install the different flavours of *ELPA* (with/without MPI, with/without OpenMP) in the same
directory, since the library is named differently for each build.
### GPU support as runtime option ###
If the target systems has NVIDIA GPUs as accelerator cards *ELPA* can be build with GPU support.
The configure option "--enable-GPU-support" will trigger a build of the GPU version of ELPA. It might be necessary
that also the option "--with-cuda-path=[your path to the local cuda installation]" has to be set.
For GPU support, only models of NIVIDA GPUs with "compute capabillity" > 3.5 are supported.
### Doxygen documentation ###
A doxygen documentation can be created with the "--enable-doxygen-doc" configure option
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For more details and recent updates please visit the online [issue system] (https://gitlab.mpcdf.mpg.de/elpa/elpa/issues)
Issues which are not mentioned in a newer release are (considered as) solved
### ELPA 2016.11.001 release ###
- at the moment no issues are known
### ELPA 2016.05.003 release ###
- the Fortran module file "precision" was installed as private. Lead to linking problems
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## Current Release ##
The current release is ELPA 2016.05.004
The current release is ELPA 2016.11.001
## About *ELPA*
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This file contains the release notes for the ELPA 2016.05.004 version
This file contains the release notes for the ELPA 2016.11.001 version
What is new?
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For changes since release ELPA 2016.05.003 please have a look at the Changelog file
For detailed information about changes since release ELPA 2016.05.004 please have a look at the Changelog file
Highlights are:
- support of single and double precision (real and complex) calculations
- GPU support for ELPA 1stage and ELPA 2stage
a) ABI change
ABI change
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Since release 2016.05.001 the ABI has not changed. Only additional interfaces habe been added
Since release 2016.05.001 the ABI has not changed. Only additional interfaces habe been added, please have also a look
at the DEPRECTATED_FEATURES file
Any incompatibilities to previous version?
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As mentioned before, the ABI of ELPA was not changed; There is no
incompatibility with the previous version ELPA 2016.05.002. There is, however, an incompatibility with older versions than ELPA 2015.11.001 !
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