The instructions in the README file that will explain how to retrieve a compressed tar file and how to this file. A few options are available. One of these is to retrieve the file
Then issue the instruction
zcat dist96.tar.Z | tar -xvf -
This will automatically
create a directory named ARPACK. This directory
should have the following contents:
Instructions on how to proceed are given in the ARPACK/README file.
After minor modifications to the file makefile, issuing the
command make lib will compile all subroutines and create
the archive libarpack_<PLATFORM>.a in the ARPACK directory.
Here, <PLATFORM> denotes the environment where
the ARPACK library is built. For example, if the make were
done on a SUN Sparc4, the library would be archived in libarpack_SUN4.a.
Instructions in README explain how to proceed. Disk storage requirements for the directory structure shown above is just under 5 Megabytes.