[Rd] On Windows, need external access to the BLAS, LAPACK and LINPACK linear algebra functions included in R

Andre Mikulec @ndre_m|ku|ec @end|ng |rom hotm@||@com
Tue Dec 22 01:09:37 CET 2020

Ivan and all,


I compiled R from source on windows.

Next, I followed:

That works.

Andre Mikulec

From: Ivan Krylov <krylov.r00t using gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 1:27 AM
To: Andre Mikulec <andre_mikulec using hotmail.com>
Cc: r-devel using r-project.org <r-devel using r-project.org>

LINPACK linear algebra functions included in R

Hello Andre Mikulec!

On Mon, 21 Dec 2020 00:20:35 +0000
Andre Mikulec <andre_mikulec using hotmail.com> wrote:

> ComputerUser using COMPUTER MINGW64 /c/APPLICATIONS/r-source-R-4-0-branch
> checking for BSD networking... configure: error: BSD networking
> functions are required
> What do I need to do next?

MinGW64 seems to be not sufficiently Unix-alike for ./configure to
conclude that it has sockets API (WinSock header names and some type
definitions are different from its expectations). You seem to be on


Apologies if I'm missing some context, but it seems to me that the

Best regards,

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