Francisco J Molina
fjmolina at lbl.gov
Tue Jul 22 21:52:27 CEST 2003
I am using linux rehat 9
When I try to run R I get
usr/lib/R/bin/R.bin: error while loading shared libraries: libblas.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
( because I removed it )
I thought of compiling R from source but I have read:
"R currently uses only level 1 blas and the most significant atlas
optimizations are for level 3 (and level 2 to some extent).
The problem with using ATLAS is that its installation process does
not build the shared libraries by default and the whole build process is
This is from a 3 years old message but I guess that the state of the art now
Uwe Ligges writes:
> Francisco J Molina wrote:
> > I am using a Pentium 4 and R 1.7.1
> > I removed libblas.so.3 to make sure that my programs are using ATLAS (
> > maching dependent implementation of BLAS ).
> > R is not working. Any suggestion?
> First suggestion: Please tell us some details, in particular why you
> think R is not working. Error message etc. (fails the configure, the
> make or running R?) ...
> The OS might be useful as well, we can only guess you are on a Unix-like
> Uwe Ligges
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