[R] Building with MKL on Ubuntu
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Nov 4 19:27:25 CET 2008
Look in config.log to see what's wrong. (E.g. is
/opt/intel/mkl/10.0.2.018/lib/em64t in the ld.so cache?)
And note the warnings in the manual about using --with-lapack: it is most
definitely not recommended.
R-devel would be a better place to ask questions about this.
On Tue, 4 Nov 2008, Anand Patil wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to build R from subversion with MKL 10.0.2 on Ubuntu. I tried:
> ./configure --with-blas='-L/opt/intel/mkl/10.0.2.018/lib/em64t -lmkl
> -lguide' --with-lapack='/opt/intel/mkl/10.0.2.018/lib/em64t -lmkl
> -lmkl_lapack' --enable-R-shlib
> and got:
> R is now configured for x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
> Source directory: .
> Installation directory: /usr/local
> C compiler: gcc -std=gnu99 -g -O2
> Fortran 77 compiler: gfortran -g -O2
> C++ compiler: g++ -g -O2
> Fortran 90/95 compiler: gfortran -g -O2
> Obj-C compiler:
> Interfaces supported: X11
> External libraries: readline
> Additional capabilities: PNG, JPEG, iconv, MBCS, NLS, cairo
> Options enabled: shared R library, shared BLAS, R profiling,
> Recommended packages: yes
> but make then builds R's blas, and when I subsequently do linear algebra in
> R it's obviously not multithreading. What am I doing wrong?
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