[R] Fwd: compiling R with tuned BLAS
Michael J Gooch
goochmi at gmail.com
Sat May 23 19:58:25 CEST 2015
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Subject: Re: [R] compiling R with tuned BLAS
Date: Fri, 22 May 2015 10:40:13 -0400
From: Michael Gooch <goochmi at gmail.com>
To: Charles Determan <cdetermanjr at gmail.com>
I am not an administrative user. I'm using a university cluster and have
to build everything and its dependencies manually.
I cannot use update alternatives, as it is a centos machine and as
mentioned, I am not a sudoer. I have been setting up the various tools
On 05/22/2015 08:16 AM, Charles Determan wrote:
> 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
> <mailto: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 files:
> 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 I think the help is a bit out of date, or at least unclear as to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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