[R] ATLAS & R unser Windows

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 11 11:32:11 CEST 2002

On Tue, 11 Jun 2002, Philippe Grosjean wrote:

> In rw-FAQ, there is a paragraph about optimizing R by using a fast ATLAS
> library in place of the standard BLAS. It says: "BLAS support is supplied by
> the single DLL `R_HOME\bin\Rblas.dll', and
> you can add a fast BLAS just by replacing that." Do I need to recompile the
> whole R with the option `USE_ATLAS = YES', or is it possible to compile only
> Rblas.dll on each separate computer (with different processors)?

The latter.  And it says so in the INSTALL file, giving make commands to
do so.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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