[R] Re: R-1.3.0 is released

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Jun 22 22:52:43 CEST 2001

"Dennis J. Murphy" <dmurphy at cc.UManitoba.CA> writes:

> Hi Peter,

That's a mighty wide definition of "Peter" you got there.... (Just as
well, you have no guarantee that I have neither time nor ability to
answer just because I put out the announcements.)

> Matrix multiplication functions %*% and crossprod() now use a
>         level-3 BLAS routine dgemm.  When R is linked with the ATLAS
>         or other enhanced BLAS libraries this can be substantially
>         faster than the previous code
> I have just installed ATLAS under my home directory on my Sun Ultra 5
> (Solaris 8); how do I link these libraries to R-1.3.0? (I probably want
> to know this before I install it :) If I add the ATLAS library path to
> my LD_LIBRARY_PATH, will this be sufficient?

I have in .Rconf in my home directory:

CFLAGS="-Wall -g -O3"
FFLAGS="-Wall -g -O3"

putting the same stuff in config.site in your build directory works

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