[R] Access to OpenBLAS

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Tue Feb 14 18:14:52 CET 2012

On 14 February 2012 at 09:01, Scott Raynaud wrote:
| My IT people have set up a Kubuntu box with an RWkard front
| end.  I have OpenBLAS set up as a shared BLAS but I'm not
| sure how to get R to see it.  A.3.1 of the installation docs talks
| about it but I'm not clear if I need a option on my startup line or
| if I need to find a config file.  The BLAS is is in:
| /usr/lib/openblas-base
| on my machine. Recommendations?

This is clearly a question for the R-SIG-Debian list dedicated to R on both
Debian and Ubuntu.

In short, this should just work as BLAS libraries (from the distribution) are
plug-and-play. You can verify via the ldd command.


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