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INSTALL Installation instructions for Math::SparseVetor


This module has been developed on Linux and Unix platforms, using the Perl programming language. To use this module, you must have Perl (version 5.6.2 or better recommended) installed on your system.


To install this module type the following:

    perl Makefile.PL
    make test
    make install

The exact location of where Math::SparseVector will be installed depends on your system configuration.

If you do not have authority to write into system directories, you can install Math::SparseVector in a local directory that you own and have permissions to read and write into as follows:

    perl Makefile.PL PREFIX=/YOUR/DIR
    make test
    make install

This will install the module into


If you install Math::SparseVector in a local directory, you will have to explicitly set your PERL5LIB environment variable to include:


if this directory was not already included.


Amruta Purandare, University of Pittsburgh. amruta at

Ted Pedersen, University of Minnesota, Duluth. tpederse at

Mahesh Joshi, Carnegie-Mellon University maheshj at


Copyright (c) 2006-2008, Amruta Purandare, Ted Pedersen, Mahesh Joshi

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to

 The Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
 59 Temple Place - Suite 330,
 Boston, MA  02111-1307, USA.
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