[Rd] alpha, portable use

Paul Gilbert pgilbert at bank-banque-canada.ca
Mon Sep 25 15:27:09 CEST 2006

I am still confused about this (and it is still happening with R-beta).
Writing R Extensions suggests I need a Makefile or Makevars in my
package,  but that has not been the case previously.  Is there now a
requirement that all packages need Makefiles or Makevars if there is 
fortran to be compiled?  This is only happening on one of my systems. 
Building R and make check work fine on that system, but it seems that 
not all the information gets passed along to package compiles.

(BTW, this is just a warning, but Kurt suggested we try to eliminate 

Paul Gilbert

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Sep 2006, Paul Gilbert wrote:
>> When I build one of my packages with alpha from yesterday I am getting
>> * checking for portable use of $BLAS_LIBS ... WARNING
>> apparently missing $(FLIBS) in 'PKG_LIBS=$(LAPACK_LIBS) $(BLAS_LIBS)'
>> Is this something I should worry about?  (Possibly I got this before and
>> didn't notice.)
> Yes, please do check Writing R Extensions ....

La version française suit le texte anglais.


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