[R] Does R use the ATLAS linear algebra library?

Friedrich Leisch Friedrich.Leisch at ci.tuwien.ac.at
Sat May 5 00:20:53 CEST 2001

>>>>> On 04 May 2001 12:44:24 -0700,
>>>>> A J Rossini (AJR) wrote:

>>>>> "MEB" == M Edward Borasky <M.> writes:
  MEB> I was visiting the ATLAS home page and they claim that the R
  MEB> project uses the ATLAS libraries. ATLAS is an adaptive linear
  MEB> algebra library. Is this true?  It would save me a *lot* of
  MEB> time if it is :-).  --

  > It definitely can be set up to use it.  I believe that the Debian
  > package requires (debian's package of) Atlas.

yes, they do. (and R defaults to using atlas on debian if the package
is installed at compile time).

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