[Rd] compilers for R on AMD64
andy_liaw at merck.com
Thu Mar 25 13:50:08 CET 2004
Thanks for the note and apology for the misquote. I should probably see if
there's anything I can do to help the Alzheimer's program here...
> From: Prof Brian Ripley [mailto:ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk]
> It's the Portland Group compilers which were recommended to
> us, and which
> we have been benchmarking as up to 50% faster than g77.
> If you (Andy) want to email hutchins at stats.ox.ac.uk she can
> put you in
> touch with our local expert.
> On Thu, 25 Mar 2004, Liaw, Andy wrote:
> > A while ago Prof. Ripley had mentioned that g77 on AMD64
> isn't the greatest,
> > and the Salford Fortran is likely to be better. My
> question is, has anyone
> > tried compiling R with Salford compilers (or other
> commercial compilers)?
> > If so, do they offer performance advantages over GCC?
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
> Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
> 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
> Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
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