[R] R via ssh login on OS X?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 29 09:43:35 CEST 2004

Did you look at the notes on MacOS X in the R-admin manual (as the INSTALL 
file asks)?  That would have told you why lapack failed, and I think you 
should redo your build following the advice there.

On Tue, 29 Jun 2004, James Howison wrote:


> then did
> ./configure --prefix=$HOME/Rinstall/ --enable-R-framework=no 
> --with-x=no --with-lapack=no


   --with-blas='-framework vecLib' --with-lapack 

is `strongly recommended', and on some versions of MacOS X `appears to be
the only way to build R'.

> and then
> make
> This basically worked but for some reason lapack was still trying to 
> build and that was failing, so I deleted it from the appropriate 
> makefile and the rest of the compile went fine.  The lapack confusion 
> stopped some of the recommended modules from building but I didn't need 
> those (just sna which built fine from CRAN).


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