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This file contains the release notes for the ELPA 2017.05.002 version
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What is new?
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For detailed information about changes since release ELPA 2016.11.001 please have a look at the Changelog file
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Highlights are:
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- a more generic and more flexible API, which allows easy implementation of upcoming features
- faster GPU implementation, especially for ELPA 1stage
- the restriction of the block-cyclic distribution blocksize = 128 in the GPU
  case is relaxed
- Faster CPU implementation due to better blocking
- support of already banded matrices (new API only!)
- improved KNL support
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ABI change
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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
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Any incompatibilities to previous version?
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As mentioned before, the ABI of ELPA was not changed; There is no
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incompatibility with the previous version ELPA 2016.11.001.
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