[Rd] make hanging during compile of r-patched/R-devel on Fedora Core 3

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed May 4 21:15:31 CEST 2005

Gavin Simpson <gavin.simpson at ucl.ac.uk> writes:

> Basically, the LAPACK in FC3 is broken because it was compiled with
> gcc-3.4 and that introduced errors when -O2 optimisations were used to
> compile the rpm. That bug was recently reopened so there may be the
> possibility of the FC3 rpm being updated (the underlying problem has
> been fixed by compiling with lower optimisation).

There's a pending update on lapack/blas now, which may or may not fix
the issue (no announcement in the archives).

Any clue whether there is any benefit in using the FC3 versions over
the versions that ships with R?

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