[R] Atlas shared

Stuart Luppescu s-luppescu at uchicago.edu
Wed Oct 2 23:14:04 CEST 2002

On Wed, 2002-10-02 at 08:39, Douglas Bates wrote:
> The atlas developers don't like shared libraries because position
> independent code takes a performance hit.  Their objective is to get
> the absolute best performance so they only produce static libraries.

I thought the idea with atlas was that the libraries should be
specifically optimized for and built on the machine it will be run on.
At least I'm *hoping* that the 5 hours it took to build atlas on my
Athlon XP 2100 Gentoo linux box were worth it.
Stuart Luppescu -=- s-luppescu at uchicago.edu        
University of Chicago -=- CCSR 
才文と智奈美の父 -=-    Kernel 2.4.19-xfs-r1                
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