[Rd] Non-default build options

Sharpie chuck at sharpsteen.net
Thu Jan 26 07:07:30 CET 2012

Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote
>    b) having BLAS as a defined interface is wonderful for swapping default
>       (unaccelerated) BLAS for accelerated BLAS like Atlas, Goto,
> OpenBLAS,
>       MKL, ... Several of these BLAS have in fact been available for
> either
>       Debian or Ubuntu in some form (sometimes involving a helper script
> as
>       eg Goto could never be part of an FLOSS distro).

Just an aside: Goto BLAS is now available under the BSD license, so it
should be perfectly acceptable to include in a FLOSS distribution. However,
development has ceased so Goto will probably loose it's edge as new CPU
families are shipped.


Charlie Sharpsteen
Undergraduate-- Environmental Resources Engineering
Humboldt State University
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