[Rd] BLAS/Lapack on OS X

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Dec 26 20:41:02 2002

On Thu, 26 Dec 2002, Jan de Leeuw wrote:

> R-devel has the --with-lapack flag for configure. If you build R with
> --with-blas="-framework vecLib" --with-lapack="--framework vecLib"
> then the build goes through, using the native optimized BLAS and
> Lapack in /System/Library/Frameworks/vecLib.framework. Also, it
> works, in the sense that it does eigenvalue problems correctly.

I hope

--with-blas="-framework vecLib" --with-lapack

is all that is needed.  --with-lapack searches the BLAS library for lapack

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