[R] compiling R with tuned BLAS
cdetermanjr at gmail.com
Fri May 22 14:16:11 CEST 2015
Which OS are you using (Windows, Linux (distro), Mac)? When you mention
.so files I tend to assume you are using a Linux system. If you are using
ubuntu, changing the BLAS used by R is relatively trivial by using
'update-alternatives'. More detail is provided at the following link:
On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 2:19 PM, Michael Gooch <goochmi at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am looking at the instructions on
> I have noticed that ATLAS produces two shared libs in addition to the *.a
> contents of the ATLAS lib directory:
> libatlas.a libcblas.a libf77blas.a liblapack.a libptcblas.a
> libptf77blas.a libsatlas.so libtatlas.so
> The instructions do not appear to match up with the *.a files & *.so files
> as described. (it appears to want me to use shared libs, but the names
> defined are static libs, not shared libs).
> should I simply be having it link against libtatlas.so (and pthreads) for
> shared threaded atlas and libsatlas.so for shared sequential atlas?
> do I need shared versions of the other static libraries?
> I think the help is a bit out of date, or at least unclear as to what it
> intends of me.
> M. Gooch
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